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TulipsintheWild.com Website

Announcing Tulipsinthewild.com:
A Treasure Trove of Rare Wild Tulip Images

4 Stories - 19 Images
Tulip lovers have a new website to explore: www.tulipsinthewild.com features a first-ever online glimpse of images of rare wild tulip species in their remote mountain native habitats. The packet also has the story behind the site, of five Dutch bulboholics and their twenty year quest to find and photograph tulips in the wild. There are also profiles of wild-type tulips to plant in the home garden, along with tips for growing these intriquing bulbs successfully.

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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

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Spring is not the only tulip time in Holland. When the colorful bulb fields are past their peak and the seven million blooms in the famed Keukenhof garden no longer dazzle, tulip-loving tourists can still enjoy the Amsterdam Tulip Museum. This small but dynamic museum in Amsterdam’s central canal district captivates visitors year-round with the story of the world’s most storied flower.

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Heathcliff

For 2014, Five New English Roses
For U.S. and Canadian Gardeners

3 Stories - 12 Images
For Spring 2014, David Austin Roses offers U.S. and Canadian gardeners nearly-instant gratification, a rare treat for those accustomed to waiting for news-making rose introductions in England to make their way across the pond. For the first time, the award-winning Shropshire, U.K. rose hybridizer presents its full line up of new English rose varieties in North America just two seasons following their British introduction. Also, November, David Austin’s Handbook of Roses 2014, a free, full-color book with mouth-watering images of English Roses, becomes available to U.S. and Canadian gardeners

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Unwanted Weed Posters

10 Most Unwanted Weeds Posters

2 Stories - 32 Images - 10 Maps - 20 Posters
To help gardeners get a grip on controlling 10 of the most frustrating, seed-producing garden weeds, Preen has created “Unwanted Weed Posters” modeled after the FBI’s classic "Most Wanted" campaigns. Each poster features mug shots, descriptions, identifying marks, and control notes. Everything needed and more to make a citizen’s arrest on those seedy characters.The packet also includes a feature story that excerpts information from the Preen Most Unwanted Weed posters outlining the seed bank strength for ten terrible garden thugs.

The posters are downloadable from www.mostunwantedweeds.com in two formats, print resolution and Web resolution.


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Ready2Go Spreader






New Battery-Powered Lawn Care Spreader
Just Pick It Up, Flip the Switch & Walk

National Release
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The new Ready2Go Spreader™ introduces homeowners to a new era: lawn care at the flip of a switch. It's a handheld, battery-powered spreader, pre-loaded with product and pre-calibrated. The new spreader is a time saver designed for ease, speed and mobility. Perfect for small lawns, rough terrain and slopes. 39% of American lawns are smaller than ¼ acre (2011 U.S. Census Data).

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When Crickets Cease to Chirp &
Dogs Lie in the Sun, Plant Tulip Bulbs

2 Stories - 12 Mini-briefs - 13 Images
Good things still come to those who wait. This is especially true of those who love tulips, daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs. To bloom in spring, bulbs must be planted in fall when cool soil temperatures offer the right rooting conditions. The beginning of planting season ranges from late September in cooler climes, to late December in warmer areas. So how does a gardener know when it’s time to plant?
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Retooling the Shed

Re-tooling the Backyard Shed
New Small Spaces for Living Large

2 Stories - 3 Case Studies
The definition of shed is all in the imagination of the shed owner. Today backyard sheds can be found with finished interiors fully wired for power and Internet and made with sustainable materials and production techniques. Shed fans coast-to-coast are discovering that these single-room structures work beautifully as home offices, art or recording studios, storage spaces, guest rooms and much more.

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Help Summer Gardens



Seasonal Weeds - Editorial Nuggets

Press Packet - Six Editorial Nuggets
A collection of editorial nuggets. These are “photo+info” pieces that may come in handy for filling-in or filling-out various story angles, blurbs, blogs, or doing gardening presentations or other projects. There are six seasonal weed themes here, illustrated by 27 hi-res gardening images with embedded captions. Everything is downloadable and available for any editorial/educational use.

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Princess Anne




The Royal Horticulture Society Honors
Twenty-Eight David Austin English Roses

Press Packet 3 Stories
The Royal Horticulture Society in London has named 28 varieties of David Austin English Roses, including 22 new additions, to its list of recipients of the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). In celebration of the RHS honors, Also David Austin Roses has selected AGM-recipient Rosa ‘Princess Anne’ as its newest “featured rose” for North America. Plus, gardeners who prefer roses grown on their own roots, not grafted, may be interested in the “Own Root Collection” of David Austin Roses.

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