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How to put your garden to bed for the winter

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How to put your garden to bed for the winter

 

The weather is cooling, the days are shortening, and for many it's time to put the garden to bed for the winter. The steps never change, but we often forget. Thankfully, there are lots of resources available to remind us.

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Join the Growit! plant community

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Join the Growit! plant community

 

There's a new gardening resource I think you'll like. It's called Growit! According to the website, "GrowIt! is a mobile app community with a mission to connect, educate, and inspire folks to dig plants. We provide a space for you to ask questions, get plants identified, organize projects, and share photos of your plant babies."

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Join a nationwide bird counting event without leaving home.

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Join a nationwide bird counting event without leaving home.

 

How would you like to join others in an organized bird count without leaving home? Yes, you can!

Each year during the month of February, the National Audubon Society conducts The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The event lasts four days. It’s fun, easy, and it shouldn’t cost you dime.

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What are you doing this holiday season? You could be bird-watching!

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What are you doing this holiday season? You could be bird-watching!

 

Maybe it's much too early in the game
Aah, but I thought I'd ask you just the same
What are you doing New Year's
New Year's Eve?

You could be bird-watching!

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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

 

If you enjoy bird-watching, you might be interested in participating in the annual North American Breeding Bird Survey. The NBBS website states, “Each spring over 2500 skilled amateur birders and professional biologists volunteer to participate in the North American BBS.”

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