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March 22nd, 2012
March 22, 2012

"To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow"

Garden Destinations - where you can not only read about public and private gardens all over the world, but you can enter your own favourites for us all to know about and enjoy. Click on the Gardens button in the black bar to go to the area and start entering your favourites! The big banners all take you to various areas as well so check those out too.

Are you a novice 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. Since 1996 we have showcased 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 button in the Black Bar to be taken to over 8,100 articles from gardeners all over the world AND if you have written an article that you would like to share with us, please send along to my email address.

Todays Newsbite

In India now on tour and my guests have been thrilled with every day! We have seen so much including the magnificent Taj Mahal. Nothing compares to seeing this gem in person and our sunrise visit was something out of a storybook. We are in Jodhpur now, the Blue City and will enjoy a lecture on the garden at the beautiful Mehrangarh Fort today. Forts in India are really fortified palaces or mini cities where royalty would live plus all the people that supported them. Fascinating to see how they lived. Tomorrow we fly to Udaipur to take a boat ride on Lake Pichola plus much more... Please also take a moment to visit the Pix area on the site to see our holiday that Tom and I took just prior to the India Tour - a back to back cruise to some wonderful warm places!

Be sure to check the tours site as it has just been updated with new and exciting information and the 2013 tours are up as well!

I ALSO have one lady wanting to share a room on my South Africa Tour. Let me know right away if you are interested as this tour is now closed for booking and I only have this one place left!!

Our Garden Tours Site is where you will find our very latest tour offerings. China 2013, Ecuador 2013, Argentina 2013 and Paris/Chelsea 2013 are all up. I am just doing short versions of the tours right now but there is enough there for you to see and the registration form is there as well for each tour. Since 1998 I have welcomed both new and repeat guests. There is much more there so please visit

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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 Gardeners Forum

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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.

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