Two Announcements: Vote and Listen!

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Hello, dear readers, I have two brief announcements to share with you.

Hear me on Heritage Network Radio

heritage radio network_orgThis Monday, January 26, 2015, at 3pm, I’ll be speaking with Carmen DeVito and Alice Marcus Krieg on the latest segment of their We Dig Plants! podcast. Update: The podcast has been rescheduled for March 2nd. It will stream live at 3 pm or you can listen to it later at your convenience. Hope you’ll lend me your ear and tell your friends, too!

Garden Bloggers Conference Hall of Fame Awards

GBC-15 HOF-bannerI’ve been nominated for Best Writing on a Garden Blog in the Hall of Fame created by the organizers of the Garden Bloggers Conference. The winners, and runner ups, will be determined through a combination of ratings by a panel of judges and a public vote. You are the public, so hop on over to the ballot page and vote! One vote per person, thanks. Deadline is Friday, February 6th. Do your friends read garden blogs? They can vote, too–send them the link!

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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Alana January 26, 2015, 9:52 pm

Another vote for you, Kathy. Hope you win!

Kathy Purdy January 26, 2015, 10:21 pm

Thank you, Alana!

Frank January 24, 2015, 9:34 pm

Congratulations on the nomination! My vote is in 🙂