Okay, Washingtonians, the latest issue of Washington Gardener is hot off the presses and wouldn’t it be delightful to open your mailbox and spy its colorful, glossy pages ready for your reading enjoyment? If only you were a subscriber!!!
You should really subscribe because the magazine is tailor made for us, gardeners who live in our specific EPA Eco-region. In case you weren’t sure, our eco-region is classified by the EPA as Chesapeake Rolling Plain Variable Winters Humid Ass Summers Worthless Clay Soil, so Washington Gardener won’t frustrate you with articles like “Ten Fantastic New Lupine Cultivars!” that will only fill you with envy and remorse. All of the articles are geared toward our climate, our soil, our local horticultural attractions. Everything is relevant!
The other reason you should subscribe is because in this issue you can read about a fascinating Washington-area gardener named Mary Gray in the “My Garden Story” column of the magazine. That’s right, you can read the intriguing story of how I, personally, became a gardener (hint: it wasn’t at my grandmother’s knee.)
You will even get a rare glimpse into the exclusive Gray Backyard, where I have been working my “Garden Magic” for the last five years. In other words, my garden no longer looks like this:
P.S. I really should do a whole post featuring shots of my backyard in 2007. It would make the entire country feel awesome about their own yards.
Anyway, I’m honored to be featured in the magazine and excited to get my copy! Thank you, Kathy Jentz, for publishing my story!