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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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All-America Selections Announces First Three AAS Winners for 2018 SeasonAll-America Selections Announces First Three AAS Winners for 2018 Season
By dave on August 2, 2017

All-America Selections announce three new and exciting national AAS Winners. Each of the following varieties was trialed throughout North America by professional, independent, volunteer judges who grew them next to comparisons that are considered best-in-class.

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Recovery: Bringing Back Bumble BeesRecovery: Bringing Back Bumble Bees
By dave on July 24, 2017

Bees are in big trouble. The good news is that virtually all ecologically literate North Americans will tell you that. The bad news is they’re worried about the wrong bees — honey bees.

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The July 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The July 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on July 6, 2017

Another great raffle this month! Get your acorns out and take a look at what's being offered this time.

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The June 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The June 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on June 9, 2017

Time for another raffle, the biggest of the year!

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

Time for another raffle!!

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The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The April Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on April 7, 2017

Another month, another raffle! This being spring, we have a GREAT lineup of awesome prizes from some of the best companies out there. We also have a new tool being provided as a prize!

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The March 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The March 2017 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on March 10, 2017

It's the first raffle of the year and we've got 7 prizes total from 4 different companies. If you have acorns, get them out and buy some tickets for a chance to win!

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The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The October Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on October 14, 2016

This is it! The final raffle of the year, and we've got some fantastic prizes set up for you.

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The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on September 12, 2016

Get out your acorns!!

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The August 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The August 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on August 17, 2016

Here it is! Another raffle with another great lineup of prizes.

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The July Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The July Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on July 13, 2016

We have a huge collection of great prizes in this month's contest. Grab your acorns, come in and take a look!

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The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The June 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on June 15, 2016

We have a huge collection of prizes put together for this month's raffle. Come check it out!

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The May 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The May 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on May 16, 2016

Finally, this month's raffle is ready! We have some great prizes lined up, come in and check it out.

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The April 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The April 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on April 13, 2016

Yay! Another raffle! We have some great prizes lined up, come in and check it out.

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The March 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The March 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
By dave on March 11, 2016

Finally, the first raffle of the year! We have lots of prizes lined up, so come on in and take a look!

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