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Subscribe to Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter

Enter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each issue lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to this area. Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming July 2022 of Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is one Rise Up Lilac Days™ rose plant.

This is a one-gallon container of a rose plant that is part of the new Rise Up™ mini climber series from Proven Winners® Color Choice® shrubs. This plant has a neat, dense habit and can be grown as a climber or a shrub rose, depending on how it is pruned and trained. It has a unique lilac-blue flower color and fragrance. It can grow to be 5 to 8 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide. Only subscribers of Pegplant’s Post are eligible for this giveaway opportunity so enter your email today to receive this free, local gardening newsletter!

Giveaway for June Issue of Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter

Enter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each issue lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to this area. Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming June 2022 of Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is one First Editions Little Hottie hydrangea plant, courtesy of Bailey Nurseries.

Little Hottie is a panicle type of hydrangea with cone shaped flower heads. This is a compact shrub, reaching 3 to 5 feet tall. The deep green leaves are a beautiful backdrop for the late summer flowers, held up on strong sturdy stems. The blossoms are green initially opening to a creamy white. Later they mature to a rose/pink. Bailey Nurseries is a fifth-generation, family-owned company that offers a wide variety of landscape plants. Its mission is to help retailers, growers, and landscapers create a landscape that is more beautiful, diverse, and sustainable. Gardeners can find their plants in their distinctive containers at local independent garden centers. This giveaway is for Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter subscribers so subscribe today to be eligible to enter.

 

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coneflowerPegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter is a free, local monthly newsletter. Each edition lists between 50 – 100 local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, news, and tips specific to the DC metro area. Enter your e-mail here to subscribe. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product – a benefit for subscribers only. For the upcoming May 2022 issue, the giveaway is an echinacea or coneflower plant from Must Have Perennials.

Must Have Perennials is a brand born from the Blooms of Bressingham. For 25 years, Must Have Perennials has been connecting breeders and their plants to a network of experienced propagators, growers, and retailers to bring new perennial plants to gardeners. The Must Have Perennial brand brings new, innovative perennials to the market, including the well-known geranium Rozanne. Every Must Have Perennials variety has been trialed and tested throughout the country. These trials establish reliability and excellent garden performance to ensure success for gardeners.

The giveaway is one Echinacea Lovely Lolly which is a coneflower with frilly, pink-red flowers about 3 inches wide. The plant grows to about 2 feet high in full bloom. Hardy to Zone 6, this perennial prefers full sun and is drought resistant when established. It blooms from summer to fall. If you leave the seed heads in the fall, the plant will provide food for birds.

Giveaway for Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter

Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter is a free, local monthly newsletter. Each edition lists between 50 – 100 local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to the DC metro area. Enter your e-mail here to subscribe. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. This is a benefit for subscribers only. For the upcoming March 2022 issue, the giveaway is a $40 gift certificate from Plant Addicts, an online gardening store.

Plant Addicts offers plants, gardening containers, and gardening décor. They have more than 1,700 plants and planters. The website also provides plant care information including a plant care blog, recipes, and a plant holiday calendar. Plant Addicts also developed a “plant addicts anonymous” plant community for both beginners and experienced gardeners. Joining this community provides free plant care information, plant sales, and seasonal tips.

Founded by Richard and Chris in 2017, Plant Addicts is a family-owned business in Nebraska. They started the company to help the world be a better place by encouraging people to grow more plants. They are not plant growers but serve as plant brokers thus they are better able to locate and provide a wider variety of plants as well as gardening accessories and containers. Plant Addicts provides high quality plants and garden décor, direct from the nursery to the customer’s home.

Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter for DC Metro Area

Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter is a free, local monthly newsletter. Each edition lists between 50 – 100 local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to the DC metro area. Enter your e-mail here to subscribe. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming February 2022 issue, the giveaway is a package of three products from Espoma.

The Espoma Company began in 1929 in New Jersey with one fertilizer called Espoma Organic. Today, Espoma is the leading provider of organic fertilizers for the retail lawn and garden industry. Espoma offers more than 70 organic products and manufactures more than 50 million pounds of organic fertilizer per year. Espoma products are found at garden centers and can be ordered online via several virtual store fronts. For more information on Espoma view this video or visit their website.

The giveaway package consists of one bag of all-purpose organic potting mix (8 quart bag), one 8 oz. bottle of indoor organic liquid plant food, and five Bio-Tone starter plus 5 oz. packets. This giveaway is for Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter subscribers only.

Subscribe to Pegplant’s Post Gardening Newsletter

tomatoPegplant’s Post gardening newsletter is a free, local monthly newsletter. Each edition lists between 50 – 100 local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to the DC metro area. Enter your e-mail here to subscribe. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming November 2021 issue, the giveaway is two Kitchen Minis™, one compact tomato and one compact pepper plant to be grown indoors.

The Kitchen Minis™ is a line of tabletop vegetables produced by PanAmerican Seed, a division of Ball Horticultural Company. These are ready-grown, potted vegetables that will provide a harvest for several weeks. They are small enough to put on your kitchen counter. All they need is water and light. They can remain in the container provided or repotted into a decorative container to match your kitchen décor.  Kitchen Minis™ feature a variety of tomatoes, sweet peppers, and hot peppers. The winner will receive one pepper and one tomato plant. Now that winter is coming these are the perfect way to bring gardening indoors as well as to add fresh veggies to your meals.

Subscribe to Free Gardening Newsletter for DC Metro Area

prunerEnter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each issue lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to this area. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming October 2021 Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is one bypass pruner, courtesy of Dramm Corporation.

The winner can choose his/her choice of color for the Colorpoint Bypass Pro™ Pruner: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, or berry. This pruner has a 5/8-inch cutting capacity, perfect for shrubs and small plants. It is made with corrosion-resistant, stainless-steel blades and has an ergonomic, non-slip grip handle. The pruner comes with a lifetime guarantee and has a blade adjustment gear that allows adjustment for blade gap maintenance.  A family-owned business in Wisconsin, Dramm has been a leader in watering and gardening tools for more than 80 years. This giveaway is for Pegplant’s Post subscribers only.

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hydrangeaEnter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each issue lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, articles, and tips specific to this area. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming September 2021 Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is one Endless Summer® Summer Crush® bigleaf hydrangea plant, courtesy of Bailey Nurseries.

This compact shrub is a mophead type hydrangea that blooms all summer long. Part of the Endless Summer® series, Summer Crush® has very large flower heads with raspberry red or neon purple blooms. The plant grows to only a few feet, perfect for containers and patios. It is cold hardy yet wilt resistant. Flower buds appear on old and new wood, so the plant blooms all summer long. Bailey Nurseries is a fifth-generation, family-owned company that offers a wide variety of landscape plants. Its mission is to help retailers, growers, and landscapers create a landscape that is more beautiful, diverse, and sustainable. Gardeners can find their plants in their distinctive containers at local independent garden centers. This giveaway is for Pegplant’s Post subscribers only.

Subscribe to a Free Local Gardening Newsletter

fertilizerEnter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Each issue lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, recipes, articles, and tips specific to this area. Pegplant’s Post always has a giveaway, an opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming August 2021 Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is one box of Osmocote® PotShots™.

Osmocote is a plant food and Osmocote PotShots are plant food nuggets that deliver a pre-measured blend of essential nutrients especially formulated for container grown plants and houseplants. Osmocote consists of homogenous granules covered with a slow-release coating. This coating ensures that the plant’s food is carefully released. The number of PotShots used depends on the container size. For each PotShot, position the nugget half-way between the container’s edge and the plant’s stem. Then push about 1 to 3 inches deep into the soil. Water as usual. The nutrients are released for about 6 months after application. One box of 25 nuggets can feed eight 3-gallon containers for 6 months. To be eligible for this giveaway you must be a Pegplant’s Post subscriber.

Subscribe to DC’s Free, Local Gardening Newsletter

Enter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. This monthly communication lists local gardening events, recently published gardening books, recipes, articles, and tips specific to this area. Each issue also features the opportunity to win a free plant or gardening-related product. For the upcoming July 2021 Pegplant’s Post, the giveaway is a Kimono hydrangea from the Bloomin’ Easy Plants.

Bloomin’ Easy has made it easy for homeowners who appreciate the beauty of a landscaped yard but need to be able to do it in a way that is not time consuming or too difficult. Bloomin’ Easy provides support to people who have purchased the plants with videos and tailored care reminders. The free care reminders are specific to each plant and offer simple advice to maintain the plants so they always look their best. These e-mails let people know when it is time to mulch, fertilize, prune, etc. The website provides video tutorials on how to plant, fertilize, and prune. Plants are sold through garden centers in North America including Canada.