What's Coming Up 236: Winter Work List

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Janet Macunovich and Steven Nikkila help you grow

What's Coming Up Issue #236, January 13, 2021

Winter's time for garden fun

Indoors and out, we're still gardening. No sense letting boredom, weather or the pandemic get you down. Keep on moving and growing. If you are out of ideas and motivation, read on!

In this issue, we're In Our Garden with a:

Winter Work List:

We have been shut in far too often by pandemic concerns this year. Don't stay in now unless you truly want to. Bundle up and go out, there's plenty you can be doing in the garden. We show you pruning, weeding, clean up, design projects and more, with detailed how-to. All on our list!

Pruning is a winner in winter. We give you lots of how-to, which-cuts pictures.

Pruning is a winner in winter. We give you lots of how-to, which-cuts pictures.

Read all about what to do outdoors, in

Winter Work List

What can we say except, "come on out when the weather's fine." It's fun, and productive!

What can we say except, "come on out when the weather's fine." It's fun, and productive!

Plenty of before-after, so you won't worry that you're cutting too hard. Follow our lead to prettier plants and easier pruning.

Plenty of before-after, so you won't worry that you're cutting too hard. Follow our lead to prettier plants and easier pruning.

Webinar News 1, 2, 3, 4:

Our webinar series continues, join us on Saturday mornings!

1) Free webinar this Saturday, January 16, 2021:

Plant Names. You'll be surprised at how much practical use and fun - yup, fun - there is in plant names. This weekend, we explain how plant scientific names come about, the value of the name to ordinary gardeners, and share some laughs over pronunciations and puns.

Use this link to join us live at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, January 16.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82496710299?pwd=Ui9lQnNNMzJneHJiRTVTdVgzUmkwUT09

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Meeting ID: 824 9671 0299
Password: Species

Watch for the follow-up email next week with the link to the recorded version.

If you are new to webinars and want to familiarize yourself with your controls and participation options, or have gardening questions for live Q&A, join us at 8:15 a.m.

2) Great deals for webinar subscription.

The current season runs through April 2021 and you can join us for the remaining 16 live webinars and all 56 recorded webinars for just $75 if you subscribe now.

Read the current webinar schedule.

2021-2022 season subscriptions are now on sale (May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022). $240 buys 48 live webinars. That's just $5 for each of 48 live webinars and access to over 100 recorded sessions.

Read the 2021-2022 webinar topics.

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To subscribe, simply send us an email with your name, the subscription you wish (remainder 2021 or 2021-2022) and the email address we should use to send you each week's webinar link. Follow that with your check (payable to Garden A to Z, 6648 Ellinwood Dr., White Lk., MI 48383) or Paypal (send to Steve@GardenAtoZ.com from your Paypal account).

3) Join us as we address the Detroit Garden Center and Ann Arbor Garden Club

On Saturday, February 6, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., you can join members and guests of the Detroit Garden Center for our webinar, Visualizing Change in a Garden or Landscape.

Follow this link to register.

https://detroitgardencenter.org/events/#register

4) On Thursday, February 11, 2021, 12:30 - 2 p.m. the Ann Arbor Garden Club sponsors our webinar More Mileage from Your Garden, a fun hour of exploring how even the most avid gardener can dig a bit deeper with trowel, notebook, index and internet to find delightful history, folklore, science and magic.

Follow this link to register:

https://secure.givelively.org/event/ann-arbor-farm-garden/janet-macunovich-getting-more-mileage-from-your-garden

Admission fee: $10 per person. All proceeds will benefit Ann Arbor Farm & Garden's grant and scholarship program. Learn more at www.annarborfarmandgarden.org.

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