Your All Things Plants newsletter for September 26, 2011

Some numbers from last week:
News from vic:
We have a Winner in the Garden Art forum! Actually, we have TWO winners.

Becky hosted a wreath contest and winners were announced Monday, September 19, 2011.

The #1 winner was ValleyLynn's live wreath. The #2 winner was LarryR for his upcycled wreath.

All wreath entries can be seen here.

Special THANKS to threegardeners (Lee Ann Stark) for judging!

The September challenge to create a scarecrow continues until the end of the month. There will be another contest and challenge for the month of October. Stay tuned!

There were 5 new articles published last week:

Image How to grow tulips successfully
By Larry Rettig on September 26, 2011

Are you relatively new to gardening and will be planting your first tulip bulbs this fall? Or have you grown tulips before only to be disappointed that after their first spring they never bloomed again? Here are some ideas to make tulip-growing a rewarding experience.

Image Team Lawn or Team No Lawn
By Trish Whitinger on September 25, 2011

Is your garden taking over your lawn, or are you staunchly keeping yours? Join me for this week's Which Team? article!

Image Garden Tours: Joannabanana
By Sharon Brown on September 24, 2011

Welcome to a new feature at All Things Plants: Garden Tours. Each week we'll take you on a tour of the lovely gardens of one of our members. Join us now as we go to Alberta, Canada to see the gardens created by Joannabanana. I think you are going to love what you see! (Be sure to click each image fo...

Image A primer for drying and preserving herbs
By C. Tee Menser on September 23, 2011

There are few things easier to preserve than herbs. Here we will explore some of the basics of drying and storing them.

Image All About Goldenrod
By Sharon Brown on September 21, 2011

It isn't goldenrod that makes you sneeze. It's the ragweed that grows beside it. Let's take a look at this golden beauty that many would like to banish. Aunt Bett and I never could convince Mom that goldenrod didn't cause her allergies; maybe I can convince you.

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