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How to Plant a Garden in the Snow

Dec 22, 2010

We know that when life gives us lemons, we're supposed to make lemonade, but what can gardeners make when life gives them snowstorms and freezing temperatures? Here's a short video showing how my sons and I recently answered the question. We had a lot of fun making it and I hope you enjoy it too. If so, please share it with your email and social networking contacts. Unlike some of the other players in the food world*, KGI doesn't have an advertising budget so we count on our members to help us spread the word. **Fast food companies spend $4.2 billion per year on advertising. Source: Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.

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What a joyful video! Since we rarely have much snow, There will be no home grown peppermint canes. We will have greens and carrots fresh from the garden on Christmas Day. Stay natural, David
Congratulations to you & your son! Happy holidays to you & your family! I will post this link on the Valley Victory Gardeners' Google Group site today! You do have a kindred spirit here in Sun Valley, Idaho! One of our great gardeners is Betty Taylor. With her husband & adult son, she designed, installed & maintained a huge, perennial flower garden - without outside gardener help for many years. Her plantsperson garden is on international garden tours & has been published numerous times. In addition to growing robust & rare perennials, Betty perfected her own strain of 36" tall, double poppies in gorgeous shades of pink, which she plants annually in drifts throughout her garden. What a treat to get a pinch of Betty's poppy seed! And tell your son - her recommended way to plant the poppy seed is to sprinkle it on the snow like pepper! The winter stratification & snow-melting process seats the seed perfectly for an early spring emergence!
I love anything where the children are involed. The video was great! I should have planted cany canes. Then I would not have lost 228 plants when it droped to17F(-6c?) this past week. Where is "Golbal Warmming" when you need it. Thanks again & Happy Holidays to you & yours.
Wow, this is wonderful. I have never thought of planting a garden in the snow before. I hope that those who live in snowy areas will take these instructions to heart and give it a try. casino en ligne = Ce casino en ligne poss?de tous les attributs que vous pouvez esp?rer lorsque vous pariez en ligne et il offre ?galement le poker et le keno les plus r?alistes.

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