Ten tips for two-climate gardeners*, such as those who winter
where it's warmer
It's a great garden tour where the mouse does the walking
Touch tests for learning more about your soil
Forced no more, daffodils can live free outside
Smile about removing and replacing a tree
More mail order nurseries for the A-list
Use old fertilizer & pity zone 8 gardeners
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Ten steps we take to begin two-climate gardening:
Two-climate gardener: A person who creates and
maintains gardens in two places with significant differences in
growing season and growing conditions.
In this issue we cover the why and how of these steps, from how
to find gardens to learn from, where to connect with experts, and
to what to ask as you tap into each resource:
- Check weather as well as hardiness zone.
- Locate some public gardens that have...
- Find at least two garden centers near your alternate climate
- Visit garden centers looking for...
- Visit local gardens paying attention to...
- Locate local experts.
- Test your soil for....
- Tour your neighborhood, howdy-ing and photo-ing.
- Plant some plants you already know.
- Plant to celebrate the differences between your two
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contains an excellent follow up to this issue, with
tips from experienced two-climate Florida gardeners.
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we will be able to pull it forward in the queue
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finding public gardens
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gradual replacement of tree
learning a new garden zone
mail order nurseries
retire to Florida, Arizona, California
saving sample cuttings
tips for two-climate gardeners
touch tests for soil
use old fertilizer
vacation home, gardening at
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