A little late getting this out, spent the weekend spring cleaning outdoors. Couldn't resist temps in the lovely low 70s. Here is the press release for our latest issue:
Gardening can be an expensive hobby. It can also be dirt cheap. The trick is in knowing what to spend on and what you can scrimp on. In this time of tight budgets and watching every penny, Washington Gardener Magazine shares local garden resources that help you stretch your green dollars. From free classes at area public gardens to master gardener clinics, the many local resources available to gardeners in the DC region are outlined in the new March/April ‘09 issue cover story of Washington Gardener Magazine.
Washington Gardener Magazine’s March/April 2009 issue is jam-packed full of terrific timely articles for gardeners in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Inside it is:
· 40+ Free and Low-Cost Local Garden Tips
· Spring Edibles Planting Guide for the Mid-Atlantic
· Cutworm Control
· Testing Your Soil for a Fresh Start
· All the Dirt on the USNA’s Scott Aker
· Redbud Tree Selection and Care
· A Condo-Dweller’s Cantilevered Herb Garden
· 16 Garden Photo Contest Winners
· The Best Local Viewing Spots for Virginia Bluebells
· Shepherd’s Purse, a Real Bag of Tricks
· A Daytrip to the Smithsonian Orchid Show
· HortHappenings: Latest Local Green Industry Events
· And much, much more.
Washington Gardener magazine (http://www.washingtongardener.com/) is the gardening publication specifically for the local metro area — zones 6-7 — Washington DC and its suburbs. Washington Gardener magazine’s basic mission is to help DC area gardens grow better. The magazine is written entirely by local area gardeners. The content of the magazine gives real examples that residents of the greater DC region can use immediately in your own garden.
Washington Gardener is a local, independent, and woman-owned business based in Silver Spring, MD. The publication is dedicated to promoting the best practices for area gardening.
To subscribe to our magazine: Send a check for $20.00 payable to Washington Gardener magazine to: Washington Gardener, 826 Philadelphia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910 OR click on the “subscription” link at http://www.washingtongardener.com/ to subscribe online using a secure credit card transaction.