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Special Gardening Topics (173 entries)

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  • So many people have misconceptions about composting they think that compost smells bad, that it's too much work, and that it attracts animals. Although this can be true if composting isn't done right, the information at this Web site will guarantee that your compost is trouble-free. With just about every compost link on the Web just a link away, you can't go wrong. And if that doesn't motivate you enough, they even have poetry about compost!    [Google cache]
  • This bi-weekly column by Diana Pederson focuses on gardening for those with disabilities.    [Google cache]
  • Horticultural events across the globe.
  • Are you having problems finding anything decent to grow in that dark, foreboding corner? Is the soil too dry, too moist, or too shallow? Chances are that Marge Talt has a solution for you. This charming woman deserves to be labeled one of the Wise Women on the Web she provides a wealth of information in her weekly column at Suite 101 on design issues, species for certain conditions, and of course, links to other gardening resources on the 'Net.   [Google cache]
  • Howard Garrett, a Texas native and the "Doctor of Dirt," is a strong proponent of organic gardening methods. Besides providing streaming audio broadcasts of his weekend radio show, "The Natural Way," his site also includes lists of plants for Texas climates, organic gardening guidelines, tips, recommended reading, and lots more.   [Google cache]
  • If your perennials are always becoming annuals because of harsh winters, this site might help create a little more permanence in your garden. Maintained by a Minnesota Master Gardener, the site boasts a grand collection of pointers, links, and articles about various gardening topics like keeping roses through Northern winters. To round it all out there are some wonderful pictures of the author's garden during and after development.   [Google cache]
  • Yet another series of gardening articles available at Suite 101, this biweekly column focuses on the trials and tribulations that Northern gardeners must face. Mary Henry, the author, makes points that most of us probably don't think about, like "What do you do if you lack snowcover for your plants? How late can you plant if you're up North?"    [Google cache]
  • This online datebook can help you out if you're curious about gardening events in the Northern United States and Canada. Updated by the Internet at large, this calendar lists lectures, classes, sales, and more.   [Google cache]
  • Dedicated to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) gardener! The focus is gardening in the maritime sections of the Northwest. If you live in western British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, or northernmost California you are in this unique climate. It's a great place to garden, but it can also be challenging. Rainy Side helps conquer the challenges with articles, regional resources and a user friendly forum where PNW gardeners exchange ideas. Come join the Rainy Side Gardeners we are all family!   [Google cache]
  • Information and supplies to help you choose plants, design a garden, and care for flowers, vegetables, and herbs growing in pots or any other containers. It's a great resource for novice gardeners or anyone else who wants to get into container gardening.   [Google cache]

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