Find It Here October/November 2011

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Plant TNT: Ostrich Fern, p. 18

  • American Beauties Native Plants (sold at garden centers; retail finder at abnativeplants.com)
  • American Meadows, 877-309-7333, american meadows.com (online sales only)
  • White Flower Farm, PO Box 50, Route 63, Litchfield, CT 06759, 800-503-9624, whiteflowerfarm.com
     

Skill & Abilities: Forcing Bulbs in Pots, p. 20

Common Ground: Postcards from the Veg, p. 26

Bibendum: A Taste of History, p. 30

Spectrum for the Seasons, p. 32

  • Bloom River Gardens, 39744 Deerhorn Rd., Springfield, OR 97478, 541-726-8997, bloomriver.com
  • Eastwoods Nurseries, 634 Long Mountain Rd., Washington, VA 22747, 540-675-1234, japanesemaples.com
  • Wildwood Farm, 10300 Sonoma Hwy., Kenwood, CA 95442, 707-833-1161, wildwoodmaples.com
     

The Great Pumpkins, p. 38
Solberga Gård, Ramsättravägen 45, 387 90 Köpingsvik, Sweden; telephone 011 46-485-720 60, solbergagard.se
Seed for giant pumpkins:

  • 'Prizewinner Hybrid', W. Atlee Burpee & Co., 800-888-1447, burpee.com
  • 'Dill's Atlantic Giant', Howard Dill Enterprises, 902-798-2728, howarddill.com
     

How We Grew, p. 44
Wesley Greene has written a how-to book for modern gardeners about gardening in the 18th century, Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way, to be published by Rodale in spring 2012.

Heirloom Apples, p. 48
Orchards to visit:


Orchards that will ship apples (all offer 'Ashmead's Kernel', 'Calville Blanc d'Hiver', 'Cortland', 'Cox's Orange Pippin', 'Empire', 'Esopus Spitzenburg', 'Macoun', 'Maiden Blush'):

  • Alyson's Orchard, 57 Alyson's Ln., Walpole, NH 03608, 800-856-0549, alysonsorchard.com
  • Tree-Mendus Fruit, 9351 E. Eureka Rd., Eau Claire, MI 49111, 269-782-7101 or 877-863-3276, treemendusfruit.com (also offers 'Grimes Golden' and 'Pitmaston Pineapple')
  • Weston's Antique Apples, 5470 S. Overlook Dr., New Berlin, WI 53146, 262-679-2862, westonapples.com (also offers 'Grimes Golden' and 'Pitmaston Pineapple').
     

For more information about apples and orchards, see orangepippin.com. For more American apple history, read Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, the American Story, by Howard B. Means (Simon & Schuster, 2011).

Pay Dirt: Imprelis Imperils? p. 56

  • DuPont Professional Products, CRP Bldg. 705, Centre Rd., Wilmington, DE 19805, 888-638-7668, www2.dupont.com, email proproducts@usa.dupont.com
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Scotts Help Center, 14111 Scottslawn Rd., Marysville, OH 43041, 888- 270-3714, scotts.com
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs, Director's Office 7501P, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460, http://pesticides.supportportal.com
  • BioCycle magazine covers trade news in composting and organics recycling: BioCycle, 63 S. 7th St., Emmaus, PA 18049, 610-967-4135, biocycle.net.
     

We Like This! Certified Flavor, p. 68

  • Choice Organic Teas, 600 S. Brandon St., Seattle, WA 98108, 206-525-0051, choiceorganicteas.com
  • Equal Exchange, 50 United Dr., West Bridgewater, MA 02379, 774-776-7333, shop.equalexchange.com
  • Frontier Natural Products Co-op, PO Box 299, 3021 78th St., Norway, IA 52318, 800-669-3275, frontier coop.com
  • Numi Organic Tea, PO Box 20420, Oakland, CA 94620, 888-404-6864, numitea.com
  • Zhena's Gypsy Tea, 6041 Triangle Dr., Commerce, CA 90040, 800-448-0803, gypsytea.com
     

Garden Crafts: The Art of the Mandala, p. 70
Heather Rodale is founder of Healing Through the Arts, htta.org. Recommended books about mandala making: World Mandalas: 100 New Designs for Colouring and Meditation, by Madonna Gauding (Godsfield Press, 2005); The Mandala Book: Patterns of the Universe, by Lori Bailey Cunningham (Sterling, 2010); Healing Mandalas: 30 Inspiring Meditations to Soothe Your Mind, Body and Soul, by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma (Duncan Baird, 2008)

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