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snowysky
snowy pine
snowy pine
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amaryllis-flower-10
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ice storm
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Cyclamen_'Stirling'
Christmas cactus. Schlumbergera.
Christmas cactus. Schlumbergera.
catalogs
catalogs
Snow & Bird House January 10, 2007  019 (2)
Snow & Bird House January 10, 2007 019 (2)
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Next Board Meeting – 9:30 am Thursday 1/29 at RCC (Board Room)

Planting for Pollinators

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As you pour over the seed catalogs this winter, keep pollinators in mind. Thanks to our Horticulture Chair Carol Giunta for letting us know about a nifty online guide specifically for our area entitled, Selecting Plants for Pollinators.  For farmers, land managers and gardeners, the 24-page guide is most complete, thanks to The Pollinator Partnership and the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign.

Marny Smith to be Honored by NLT but Meeting postponed!

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All Rowayton Gardeners are invited to attend Norwalk Land Trust’s Annual Meeting that will be held at a future date to be announced (due to the weather cancellation).  Our dear friend and fellow Gardener, Marny Smith, will be honored and all are invited to attend. Stay tuned – we’ll let you know when it is rescheduled.

Tips on Winter Care for Houseplants from the NGA

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The National Gardening Association says, “Everyone needs a little R and R, and for houseplants winter is the time to get it. Daylight is dramatically reduced, the air is dry, and temperatures are cool — not the perfect growing conditions. Follow these tips to keep your houseplants in shape through the winter.” Read the tips on watering, feeding, cleaning and more…

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Seed Acquisition Disorder

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Thanks to Mary Verel for sharing this chuckle!  If you know of a particularly good seed catalog or website, let our webmaster know and we will add it to the “Helpful Sites” page. Not that having more resources will solve this particular seasonal disorder!

Gardeners’ Resolutions for the New Year

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Take a look at this list of 10 lovely New Year’s resolutions for us provided by the Gardener’s Supply Company. They’re simple and easy to accomplish…the best sort of planning for the future!