Nominations for Mouse & Trowel Awards Now Being Accepted

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, or don’t hang out on Twitter or Facebook, nominations are now being accepted for the Mouse & Trowel Awards. These awards honor garden bloggers in various categories. Anyone can nominate a garden blogger for this honor. April 30, 2010 is the deadline to submit nominations.

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.

Now, the digging and dividing of perennials, the general autumn cleanup and the planting of spring bulbs are all an act of faith. One carries on before the altar of delayed gratification, until the ground freezes and you can’t do any more other than refill the bird feeder and gaze through the window, waiting for the snow. . . . Meanwhile, it helps to think of yourself as a pear tree or a tulip. You will blossom spectacularly in the spring, but only after the required period of chilling.

~Adrian Higgins in The Washington Post, November 6, 2013

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