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Weekend Planner - Let The Planting Begin

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Spring is in the air, much to the delight of plant lovers.
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Spring is in the air, much to the delight of plant lovers.

Daylight saving time kicks in this weekend, and next Saturday marks the first day of spring. That means Kathy Jentz has been camping out at the garden center, shovel in hand, itching to get planting.

Jentz is the editor and publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine. Speaking with David Furst, she helps us get ready for the season...

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