Your All Things Plants newsletter for October 27, 2012
Some numbers from last week:
- 26 new members.
- 108 new threads.
- 1,953 new posts.
- 3,471 new images to the plant database.
- 53 new comments in the plant database.
There were 6 new gardening ideas posted last week:
October 26, 2012
|What's blooming in October|
|Although our gardens are still officially beset by this year's drought, and we're still about eight inches shy of our average annual rainfall, we've been blessed with some pretty generous rains lately. And despite numerous frosty nights, our gardens are not yet bereft of blossoms. Come on in, see what's blooming, and check out the winner of last month's What's Blooming contest.
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October 24, 2012
|Feeding and attracting honey bees|
|Help the bees help you! Green manures planted in and around your garden and flowerbeds are excellent bee plants, offering pollen to the hive as a food source. The more varieties of plants the better, encouraging successive flowering. In the vegetable garden often-times a planting such as clover and/or buckwheat will be enough to provide a consistent diet for them and does double duty nourishing your soil as well.|