It’s Time to Garden!
Gardening season has arrived! Because gardeners love to share ideas and learn from each other, we thought you’d like to know about a couple of websites that help connect gardeners across the US and around the world. And also a gentle warning… Do check the Last Frost Date Calendar before planting. New Hampshire in May, can be chilly at night!
Last Frost Date Calendar
You’ve been dreaming of new plants for your garden, all winter long. Before rushing to plant them on the first warm day, consult the Last Frost Date Calendar.
Kitchen Gardeners International
An online community for people who love food. “Empowering individuals, families, and communities to achieve greater levels of food self-reliance through the promotion of kitchen gardening, home-cooking, and sustainable local food systems”. Learn how to grow your own food and feel connected to kitchen gardeners around the world. Don’t miss the list, 10 Kitchen Gardens to Visit Before You Die.
National Garden Club Facebook Page
For a daily dose of beautiful garden photography and gardening tidbits from across the country, become a Friend of the National Garden Club on Facebook. A day’s sample of entries shows instructions for making light reflectors for garden photography, a photo of just-picked blossoms in Tennessee, request for diagnosis of a rhododendron leaf problem, a photo of a Brussels sprout bird, complete with how-to instructions and a recipe for Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips. It’s fun and never dull!