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December 2011

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Today I’m thrilled to introduce a series of posts written by Patricia Youngquist AKA The Last Leaf Gardener.  This is her second post in the series on winterizing. Be sure to check out her introduction to winterizing, and Patricia’s thoughts on building cold frames. This is Patricia’s third and final post in the series. Here she talks about how to wrap plants bubble wrap and burlap (sounds nice and cozy, doesn’t it?!).

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Today I’m thrilled to introduce a series of posts written by Patricia Youngquist AKA The Last Leaf Gardener.  This is her second post in the series on winterizing. Be sure to check out her introduction to winterizing, and stay tuned for her post on how to wrap your plants. And now, I’ll step aside and let Patricia tell you about cold frames…

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How to Winterize Your Garden, Part One

December 20, 2011
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Today I’m thrilled to introduce a series of posts written by Patricia Youngquist AKA The Last Leaf Gardener.  Patricia gardens on a roof extension in the Upper Westside of Manhattan in New York City, a much different climate than my balcony in Southern California! Patricia knows a thing or two about protecting her plants from […]

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Discount Code for Container Gardeners

December 2, 2011
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Hey guys! Gavin from UZPlanters.com contacted me and shared a discount code that LOTB readers can use to get 10% off any of the containers they sell. Simply type in LOTBPlanters at checkout. I noticed that they sell many of the products I’ve featured here on Life on the Balcony, such as Woolly Pockets and […]

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