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Lisa Colburn

Lisa Colburn is a crazy gardener, great cook and author of The Maine Garden Journal.

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Kate Copsey

Kate also hosts the popular radio show "America's Home Grown Veggies" heard every Saturday on American's Web Radio.

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Katie Elzer-Peters
 

Katie Elzer-Peters is the author of Beginner's Illustrated Guide to Gardening, Carolinas Fruit and Vegetable Gardening, Southern Fruit and Vegetable Gardening,  and many others books. 

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Steve Asbell

Steve Asbell is an illustrator, the author of Plant by Numbers and blogger of The Rainforest Garden.

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • Do nothing—well, almost nothing. While lawns may resent a smothering of leaves over winter, nearly every other place in the garden loves them. Rake the leaves over a perennial bed and around shrubs and trees.
    Perennials will especially find them comforting as the leaves' insulating qualities lessen chances of frost heaving the soil. Perennial roots may be shallow and heave up during frost and thaw cycles, leaving them vulnerable to drying winter winds.