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All-America Selections has been trialing edible and ornamental plants for over 90 years, presenting awards to entries that will impress home gardeners with their performance regionally or nationally. There have been plenty of exciting new winners that merit a place in your garden that will be highlighted in this series. 
Garden Trivia

What popular plant has the genus name Oxalis and can be frequently found in garden centers and floral shops in the month of March?

Read on to see the answer!
Mid-March is the best time to start many vegetables and annual flowers indoors for transplanting outside once the threat of frost has past. Details about starting seeds indoors can be found in this guide.
Heavy amounts of snow and ice on the branches of trees and shrubs can cause considerable damage. Improper removal of ice and snow can increase the amount of damage to trees and shrubs. Learn about how to manage ice and heavy snow on trees and shrubs.
Gardeners can brighten up the last few weeks of winter by forcing branches of flowering trees and shrubs indoors. Forsythias, pussywillows, serviceberries, crabapples, magnolias, redbuds, and many fruit trees can be coaxed into early bloom indoors, helping revive the spirits of winter-weary Iowans.
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Check out this information on growing and caring for shamrocks – who knows, it may bring you good luck!

See our previous issue here.

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