Progressive Newspaper

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Okay, I have my own definition of progressive. A progressive newspaper in my book is one that has five garden columnists and has RSS feeds available for their site. Unfortunately, the garden columnists are bundled in with the rest of the Lifestyles section, so there would be a lot of non-gardening stuff in there. Yep, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer is definitely a progressive newspaper in my book.

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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