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Weekend Planner: The 2010 Seed Exchange

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We haven't even gotten to the Winter Olympics yet. But gardening diva Kathy Jentz says it's already time to prepare for planting season. The 5th annual Washington Gardener Magazine seed exchange is happening on Saturday, January 30th in two locations - Brookside Gardens in Wheaton and Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria. David Furst speaks with Kathy Jentz, the editor and publisher of the magazine.

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