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December 31st, 2011
December 31, 2011

"To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow"

IF YOU NOTICE WEIRD THINGS HAPPENING TO OUR SITE, IT IS BECAUSE WE ARE MAKING SOME BEAUTIFUL NEW CHANGES TO IT. SHOULD BE DONE SOON, but in the meantime enjoy the articles from our great writers. A Very Happy New Year to you all!

Are you a brand new gardener who needs the wisdom of experience or are you a seasoned gardener who would like to keep up with the latest in gardening trends. No matter where you fit you will feel welcomed here and grow. We have many wonderful writers who have a wealth of information to share. Each Sunday I put up a batch of new articles but there are thousands more here to enjoy and learn from. Start by clicking on our articles area to be taken to over 8,100 articles from gardeners all over the world.

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Todays Newsbite

The days fly by don't they. Pretty soon a new year will begin. WATCH for our brand new home page and also a very COOL new GARDEN DESTINATIONS area that you will have fun helping me with. Make your way to our tours only site right now and take a peek. They are fabulous...BUT note all these tours are booking and with so many repeat guests, they do fill up quickly. Hope you are following me on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Our Garden Tours Site is where you will find our very latest tour offerings. We had a great 2011 for our tours. I have the tours for 2013 listed as well and more to come. There is much more there so please visit

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Since 1996 we have been bringing quality gardening articles to help you grow from a variety of garden writers from Canada to Scotland. I update the site with new articles each Sunday but if something is urgent it is put right up away. Stay a while and you will discover a great community to feel at home in and learn from! If you have gardening questions, please send them along to Art Drysdale, his email is listed with all his articles and look for weekly articles answering those questons plus much more. There are many other excellent ways to get your answers. Search the thousands of articles written on gardening subjects, or use the forum that includes numerous BRAND NEW sections - Gardeners Forum

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We have two other sites that might also be of interest to you.
Here is the website link to our tours only gardening website!

Our Panama site is at Moving to a tropical country from Zone 3a in Alberta was sure some kind of adjustment, but one that we are so thankful we did. It has opened up a whole new world of plant material and article opportunities for me. I am even growing my very own coconut palm! Haven't figured out where I will put it once it outgrows the ceiling though.

If you have any garden questions, be sure to visit our gardeners forum where you can enter them for other gardeners to read and perhaps even help another gardener out yourself. Please also go to our Help click through and read that as well. Tom also has tips to help you find your way around the site there.

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