Are you bored?

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Got nothing to do? Okay, got nothing fun to do? Why not try Lowe’s Garden Planner? You’ll need Macromedia Flash and the dimensions of your house and yard. I know, who’s going to schlep out in the snow and measure? So make it up. It’s more fun than doing your taxes, and it’s cheaper than buying some garden design software.

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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