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Gardening Dictionary PhotosGardening Dictionary Photos
By dave on March 15, 2019

We recently added the ability for anyone to come along and add photos to any dictionary word and we're holding a mini-contest.

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National Pollinator Garden Network Surpasses Goal of One Million Registered Pollinator GardensNational Pollinator Garden Network Surpasses Goal of One Million Registered Pollinator Gardens
By dave on February 27, 2019

In just three years, 1,040,000 gardens were registered with the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge (MPGC) involving an estimated eight million people, concentrated in the United States, and Canada with some in Mexico, and across the globe.

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Announcing the winners of the 2018 Garden.org Photo Contest!Announcing the winners of the 2018 Garden.org Photo Contest!
By dave on November 30, 2018

Over the past few weeks, gardeners from all over submitted their favorite photos, and the members voted and today we reveal the winners!

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The Garden.org 2019 Planner and Organizer is now available!The Garden.org 2019 Planner and Organizer is now available!
By dave on November 14, 2018

Our 2019 download-and-print planner is fully customizable and will suit you no matter what kind of planner you are. This year, we have added additional pages and ideas specifically for gardeners to help keep your gardens just as organized as you are.

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The 2018 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!The 2018 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!
By dave on November 9, 2018

Submit your favorite photos from your collection, and the members of the site will then vote for their favorites. The winning photos from each category will be pitted against each other in one final, epic vote to determine the ultimate Best of Show winners. Contest opens on November 9th and ends November 30th.

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The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on October 17, 2018

Here it is, the final raffle of the year!

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The September 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on September 8, 2018

The penultimate raffle of the year!

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The August 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on August 10, 2018

Another exciting raffle all lined up for you. Come check out the awesome prizes!

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The July 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The July 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on July 6, 2018

A total of 13 prizes lined up - lots of great ones again! Come check it out, get some tickets and try your luck in this month's contest!

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National Garden Bureau Announces Four Classes for 2019 "Year of the" ProgramNational Garden Bureau Announces Four Classes for 2019 "Year of the" Program
By dave on July 6, 2018

National Garden Bureau, the non-profit organization promoting gardening in North America on behalf of the horticulture industry and its members, is pleased to announce the four plant classes that will be featured in the 2019 "Year of the" program.

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The June Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The June Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on June 8, 2018

Another gigantic raffle for June - come check out the prizes we're offering this month. Get your acorns out!

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The May Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The May Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on May 10, 2018

Our biggest raffle of the year! Come check out the awesome selection of prizes we're offering. You're going to want to bring a big bag of acorns for this one.

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The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on April 6, 2018

Our 2nd raffle of the year has begun, and it's a big one! New companies, new prizes, and lots of them! Get out your bag of acorns and dive in.

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The March 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The March 2018 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on March 9, 2018

We know Spring has arrived (or is arriving) because we get to announce the first raffle of the year! Enjoy!

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The Winners of the 2017 Garden.org Photo Contest Revealed!The Winners of the 2017 Garden.org Photo Contest Revealed!
By dave on December 3, 2017

Almost 4,000 photos were entered in this year's contest - our largest turnout ever! The members all voted for their favorites, and the votes have been tabulated! Click to see the winners!

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Time for the Best of Show Voting in the 2017 Photo Contest!Time for the Best of Show Voting in the 2017 Photo Contest!
By dave on December 1, 2017

The first round of voting is finished, and we have our first place winners for each category. Before we reveal the people behind the photos, we're going to do one final vote to determine the best of show.

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Neonics: The Bitter Battle over the World's Most Popular InsecticidesNeonics: The Bitter Battle over the World's Most Popular Insecticides
By dave on November 30, 2017

As regulators consider a ban on neonicotinoids, debate rages over the harm they cause to bees.

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Cast Your Votes for the 2017 Garden.org Photo Contest!Cast Your Votes for the 2017 Garden.org Photo Contest!
By dave on November 24, 2017

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.

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2018 National Gardening Association Calendar Planner Now Available2018 National Gardening Association Calendar Planner Now Available
By dave on November 21, 2017

Our resident graphics designer has created an amazing 2018 calendar planner. It's available for sale as a downloadable file. We have created a video showing how this planner works. Check it out!

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Announcing the 2017 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!Announcing the 2017 National Gardening Association Photo Contest!
By dave on November 2, 2017

Submit your favorite photos from your collection, and the members of the site will then vote for their favorites. The winning photos from each category will be pitted against each other in one final, epic vote to determine the ultimate Best of Show winners.

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The Pollinator Partnership Is Seeking an ArtistThe Pollinator Partnership Is Seeking an Artist
By dave on October 27, 2017

The Pollinator Partnership is seeking an artist to render the 2018 Pollinator Poster, this year focusing on "Pollinators and Seeds: Supporting healthy ecosystems and food security."

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Scientists Seek Public Assistance in Tackling Rose Rosette DiseaseScientists Seek Public Assistance in Tackling Rose Rosette Disease
By dave on October 20, 2017

The team is pursuing three issues: the virus, the mite and rose plant resistance to the disease, according to Byrne, professor of Rosa and Prunus Breeding and Genetics for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, College Station, and Rose Rosette Disease Project director. And now they are soliciting help from people who like to grow roses as well.

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The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on October 13, 2017

This is it - the final raffle of the year. Get out your acorns and enter to win one of these great prizes.

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The September Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on September 12, 2017

The penultimate raffle of the year, with another great lineup of prizes! Get your acorn stash out!

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The August 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on August 12, 2017

Another great raffle is all lined up!

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