Contact: Rose Getch
National Gardening Association
(800) 538-7476, ext. 129
South Burlington, VT (Aug. 9, 2007) - The National Gardening Association (NGA) is pleased to present Moss in the City, NGA's new monthly e-newsletter for urban gardeners and anyone who gardens in small spaces - whether on a deck, balcony, rooftop, or pint-sized lot. Moss in the City will address the challenges of urban and small-space gardening, offer ideas for greening our cities, and provide tips for growing food for your table and food for your soul amidst the constraints of limited time and space.
"William's passion for all things natural shines through as he shares his knowledge and expertise in this newsletter," says NGA president Mike Metallo.
The personality of the newsletter is William Moss, a gardener, teacher, landscape consultant, and self-described nature lover living in Chicago, who also talks plants on radio and television. In the August issue, Moss helps gardeners deal with the urban heat island effect, recommends plants for balconies and decks, shares advice about growing a kitchen garden, offers handy watering tips, and answers readers' questions. Future issues will cover topics such as:
About the National Gardening Association
Founded in 1972, the National Gardening Association is a national nonprofit leader in plant-based education, respected for its award-winning Web sites and newsletters, grants and curricula for youth gardens, and research for the lawn and garden industry. NGA's mission is to advance the personal, community, and educational benefits of gardening by supporting gardeners and teachers with information and resources. To learn more, please visit www.garden.org.