Nine Years of Blogging

– Posted in: About this site

Today, Cold Climate Gardening turned nine years old. My very first blog post was a list of goals for this blog. After that, I didn't mention my blogiversary until 2006, when I wrote a six part series on Garden Blog Pioneers in honor of my fourth blogiversary. The following year I invited my readers to [...]

Cold Climate Gardening Turns Eight

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Yes, I started blogging on this date eight years ago. So much has changed. I've been through three different publishing platforms, adopting WordPress in 2005. Felt so alone when I started, so began a blog directory to keep track of other garden blogs. Now my directory is only the tip of the iceberg! Zanthan Gardens [...]

Prizewinners and plant names revealed

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

The winners of the Plant Identification Contest have been chosen. Two commenters each won a hand tool I know you want to know if you've won, so let's get that out of the way first. I used a random number generator to pick the names for the two hand tools. The comments are numbered, and [...]