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GGW Happenings and Tidbits for June 2009

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

As we start this month of June, in parts of the country, lawns, foliage and blooms are still lush and a symphony of color: while other areas of the country have already peaked and are dealing with soon-to-be-drought conditions. Yet, all of us gardeners thoughout the world continue to get our hands in the dirt [...]

Picture This Photo Contest Winner

– Posted in: Garden Photography

We’re thrilled at the tremendous response we’ve received for our first Picture This Photo Contest. Each of you have brought a unique element to this informal native plant gallery.  And as several of you told us, it has been both informational and alot of fun looking at your peers’ photos. Our judge, Saxon Holt, has made the final decision for the winner [...]

Shrub border views

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Photography

A recent post on photographer David Perry’s fine site A Photogapher’s Garden Blog challenges his readers to spend 15 minutes and take a garden photo from a window in their house.  Hmmm, I can waste 15 minutes . . .  grabbed my camera and opened the door of my studio.  Here is what I sent [...]

The Scoop on Dog Poop

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

I’m a sucker for practically any dog. I just love these four legged creatures. And being the owner of three dogs, I know the responsibility that goes along with ownership. Consequently, when I see owners (including my neighbors) allowing their dogs to  poop wherever they choose, I’m amazed at the rudeness of these folks. After all, how about some basic manners? It [...]