Digging the Dirt: Spring Tips

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At Gardening Tips n' Ideas, Stuart suggests Seven Jobs to Avoid When Designing Your Garden. How much time could you cut from your garden chore list if you used some of these ideas??

Just in time for Earth Day, Claire of An Alameda Garden points out the National Wildlife Federation's Gardener's Guide to Global Warming with suggestions to apply in your own backyard.  Their website also provides evidence of the changes in the climate based upon the revised hardiness zones, and details which state flowers/trees may be threatened by the climate change.

Heavy Petal has organized a guerilla gardening gardening group! Their first act? Moss Graffiti! There is a "recipe" in case you'd like to do a little moss graffiti of your own.

If you like reading garden blogs, Mouse and Trowel's nominees are up for garden blogs in several catagories: Best Writing, Best Photography, Best Design, Most Innovative, Blogger You'd Most Like as a Neighbor, Best Podcast, Best N. American Blog, Best International Blog, Garden Blog of the Year.

Amy Stewart published articles about florists "going green." One offers a green wedding package while the next offers beautiful BlumeBoxes, recyclable cardboard vases!

Are you ready for a Gypsy Moth Invasion? The Country Gardener suggests way to prevent severe damage.

Do you live in the Bay Area? Baia Nicchia has posted the 2007 Farmer's Market Schedule, 2007 List of Varieties, and their Special Events. Baia develops tomatoes specifically for the warm days/cool nights of the bay area and writes specific recommendations for growing tomatoes and peppers in this challenging climate.

While in suburban Cleveland, Bad, Bad Soil caused sleepless nights at This Garden Is Illegal.

Finally, congratulations to Susan Harris who was nominated for an Environmental Leader Award.

Debra Roby blogs her art at A Stitch in Time and her life at Deb's Daily Distractions .

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