The weekly newsletter for November 30, 2019.
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November 30, 2019 - Issue #437

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Articles to read
Cast Your Votes for the 2019 Photo Contest!

Over the past few weeks, gardeners from all over have been submitting their favorite photos, and it's now time for you to vote on your favorites! Each member may cast up to 3 votes in each category, so head over to the photo contest page, start browsing the many beautiful photos, and cast your votes for your favorites.

How to Fertilize Trees for Winter Survival

With winter around the corner, many gardeners will be preparing their landscape plants for the coming cold temperatures. With an estimated 1 million urban trees worldwide dying each year from freezing temperatures, researchers are trying to find ways we can better protect plants

The Indoor Tulips

In the realm of gardening, instant gratification is an elusive matter. For the most part, nature forces her rhythms on our desires. But find a way to speed up the seasons, and you can nudge spring-flowering tulips to bloom in winter.

A Winter Vegetable Garden

A winter vegetable garden is not only possible, but can also be ridiculously easy. Compared to the summer garden, with its vast armies of insects and inevitable diseases and the constant watering and weeding, a winter vegetable garden is a snap.

What About Suet Feeders?

Suet is a good addition to garden feeding stations because it attracts several bird species that rarely visit a seed feeder.

Winter Vegetable Gardening for Mild Climates

When the days get short and the shadows are long, we start getting serious about growing these winter delicacies.

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Lovely new photos from this week
Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus)
by dirtdorphins:

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Fringed Orchid (Platanthera japonica)
by Nick_Kurzenko:

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Louisiana Iris (Iris 'Goodwin Fire')
by MShadow:

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Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum 'Pacific Zoftic')
by valleylynn:

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Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Rabadan')
by sunnyvalley:

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Dahlia 'Coriallo Furioso'
by Melissamaeday:

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Clock Vine (Thunbergia mysorensis)
by carlysuko:

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'White Eyes Pink Dragon')
by Lyshack:

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Heaven Adorned')
by celestialrose:

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Roses (Rosa)
by Nick_Kurzenko:

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Get your 2020 National Gardening Calendar, great for gifts!
Our NGA wall calendar makes a great gift for gardeners! The cost is only $10 each and the shipping is free in the US. If you order 5 calendars, you will get a 6th one added to your order for free. These calendars feature winning photos from last year's photo contest. Click here to order.
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