Blogging Art and Practice

MOO Minicards Giveaway

– Posted in: Blogging Art and Practice

Asheville Fling, the annual garden bloggers meet-up, is coming up in a few weeks, and I've been thinking about MOO cards. I discovered MOO's MiniCards in time to take some to the first garden bloggers' fling in Austin, and I've been bringing them to every fling I've attended. To me, they are a great way [...]

Still More Garden Tweeters

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Even as I was writing my first post about garden twitterers (aka tweeters), I was discovering new ones and agonizing about the ones I didn't include. So here are some more. Plus, at the end, more hints about finding more on your own. flowergardengal FineGardening2 yolandaelizabet punkgardener redwhiteandgrew AmericanGarden FarmerPhoebe finegardening PAllenSmith CottageMagpie BotanicalOnline gina_g [...]

Top Garden Twitterers

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On his TwitTip blog Darren Rowse challenged people to come up with ten must-follow tweeters for their own particular niche. Naturally, I immediately thought of the garden tweeters. I found it pretty challenging to decide on ten, because most people who tweet (that is, use Twitter) don't limit themselves to one topic. So should I [...]

Why don’t more older gardeners blog?

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I was one of several garden bloggers inteviewed by Doug Green for an article on garden blogging for The American Gardener, which is published by the American Horticultural Society. I thought the article was a good overview for beginners on the topic, not going too deeply into the technology behind blogging but maintaining accuracy. Really, [...]