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2009 Newsletters

  • Christmas, Oatmeal Chocolate chip cookies.
  • Cranberry-Pineapple Gelatin Salad, Smashed Sweet Potatoes, and the last jokes of the Gardening Season.
  • Peanut Butter Banana Trifles and Cranberry-Almond Cereal Mix, 75% off Almost All Plants, and a few jokes.
  • Pasta with Pumpkin and Sausage, 70% off Almost All Plants; Boston Ferns and some tasteful jokes.
  • Chocolate Zucchini Cake, Scarecrow Days continue, incredible savings, and last but not least, some jokes.
  • Two-Bean Chili with Avocado, Scarecrow Days have begun, a Free Class and a Container Workshop, plus jokes.
  • Cherry Pomegranate Chutney and Cheese and Stuffed Pumpkin Shell Potatoes, Dollar Days, many of our fall favorites, and some more jokes.
  • Warm Italiano Spread, Dollar Days and Pumpkins, lots of Fall Mums, and some more jokes.
  • Acapulco Salad, Squirrel Stopper, Fall Mums, Autumn Container Workshops and a few jokes.
  • Cantaloupe Soup and Chicken Pitas, Tomato Troubles, Ornamental Cabbage and Kale, Autumn Container Workshops and a few jokes.
  • Salmon with Chili Mango Salsa, Gardening Passion , Tomato Troubles, Ornamental Peppers, and a few jokes.
  • Cheesy Bacon n’ Apple Bake, the Last Recipe Contest Winner, Fall Asters, and a smattering of jokes.
  • Story – Joy of Gardening, Lemony Zucchini Bread, the 2nd Recipe Contest Winner, Perennial – Everything!, Brugmansia, and some interesting jokes.
  • Zucchini Custard Bake, 1st Recipe Contest Winner, Perennial – Roses, Mandevilla, and some more computer jokes.
  • Broccoli Soup, Blooming Butterflies, Perennial – Barberry, Pentas, and a few computer virus jokes.
  • Pasta Primavera, TV Theme Songs, Perennial – Fruit!, Lisianthus, and a few jokes.
  • Pies so many ways, Japanese Beetle solutions, Perennial – Achillea, Angelonia – Summer Snapdragons, and a few jokes.
  • Hot Dogs fixed so many ways, Japanese Beetle solutions, perennial – Holly Hocks, New Guinea Impatiens, and a few jokes.
  • Potato Fingerling Recipes, Earwig bug solutions, Echinacea – Cone Flowers, Basket Care, the herb dill and a few jokes.
  • Three recipes, Succession Gardening, Boxwood and a few jokes.
  • Corn Rice Salad, Heuchera ( Coral Bells ), Alstromeria, Weed Control and few jokes.
  • Loaded Chocolate Chip Cookies and Bonus Bread Machine Recipes, a FREE 39.99 Hanging Basket Offer, and loads more!
  • Pan-Seared Mahi-mahi, 4 Upcoming Free Classes, and dealing with Those Wascawwy Wabbits
  • Salsa Burgers, Free Vegetable Class, Mums, Container Workshop, Memorial Brass Plaque
  • Heath Bar Cake, it’s Veggie Planting Time, and our upcoming Veggie Workshop, Select New shrubs from Proven Winners.
  • This Year’s Winning Salsa Recipes, Free Geranium for Mother’s Day, and our upcoming Rose Workshop.
  • Salsa Recipe Zucchini and Chorizo, our annual Salsa Saturday, our Famous Container Workshop, and Colorful Spring Trees.
  • Orange Avocado Toss, Keep Your Hydrangea’s Blue, plus a few jokes.
  • Blueberry Lemon Scones, Plants for Cool and Warm Weather, Open House Announcement
  • Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake, Easter Egg Hunt this weekend!
  • Tasty Ham and Salad, Our Doors are Open, come on out!
  • Bite-size Peanut Butter Cheesecakes – Just one week until we open!
  • Grilled Lamb and Asparagus – Early Spring Garden advice, and general amusement.
  • Irish Stew – Seeds for the Garden, April Events, plus a few jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen – Valentine Cookie, Garden Expo

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2008 Newsletters

  • Gift Cards, Indoor House Plants, Holiday Cookies, Plus a few Jokes
  • Cape Cod Corn Bread Stuffing, Italian Sausage with White Bean Stew, Winter Plant house care, Plus a few Jokes
  • The Paths we Cross, Don’t Stop Watering, Mummy dogs, Plus a few Jokes
  • Perfect Joy, Carving Pumpkins, House Plants, Turtle Pumpkin Pie, Plus a few Jokes
  • Plants to clean indoor air of toxins, Declare war on Japanese beetles in 2009, Worm Sandwich recipe, Plus a few Jokes.
  • Why Leaves Fall, A Must Read Story, Huge Purple Balls, How to cook pumpkins, Plus a few Jokes.
  • Why Fall is so important for Gardening, New World Chili, Plus a few Jokes.
  • Scarecrow Fun, Time to Decorate for Fall, Bonnies Italian Muffalettas. Plus a few Jokes.
  • Rose Workshops, Fall Container Workshop, make Your Own Scarecrow, Coleen’s Sesame Salmon Fillet, Plus New Master Gardener Home Journal, Plus a few Jokes.
  • Fall Container Workshops, Dollar Days, Tuscan Salad, plus a few Jokes.
  • It’s all about Fall Fun, Bonnie’s Pomdoro Fresco Sourdough Bruschetta, and Linguine with Fresh Tomato Sauce.
  • The Art of Gardening, Decorate for Fall, Squash and More Squash, Bonnie’s Tabouleh.
  • Your Worth as a Women, Fall Mums and Asters, Customer Appreciation Days, Zucchini and yellow squash bread plus a few Jokes.
  • Beef Fiesta Shells, Mums, Japanese Beetles, Summer Watering, Take Time for Yourselve, plus a few Jokes.
  • Sante Fe Chicken Wrap, Lotus, Preserving Hydrangea Blossoms, Make Your Own Paradise, plus a few Jokes.
  • Japanese Beetles, peach Ginger Salsa, History, plus a few Jokes.
  • Japanese Beetles, Orange-Barbeque Grilled Chicken, plus a few Jokes and Summers Long ago.
  • Plant Necessities, Artichokes with Tarragon Drizzle, plus a few Jokes.
  • Echinacea, Red White and Blue Burgers, plus a few Jokes.
  • July Fourth Celebration, Achillea – Yarrow, Earwig Control, Grilled Flank Steak, plus a few Jokes.
  • Turn the clock back, Phlox, Sunny Perennial class, Mediterranean Tuna Vegetable Salad, plus a few Jokes.
  • My Dad, Delphiniums, New Rainy Day Program, Basil Scrambled Eggs with Cornbread Toast for Fathers Day, plus a few Jokes.
  • Perennials on Parade, Container Workshop, and Chicken Artichoke Casserole that is so good, plus a few Jokes.
  • Miracle of Seeds, Hosta’s, Tool of the Week, Summer wreath workshop and Rhubarb Cake that is so good, plus a few Jokes.
  • Memorial Day Prayer- Humane Society, Mums, Bonnies Kitchen, plus a few Jokes.
  • Vegetables in a Nutshell – Herb Fest, Grubby Bugs Bonnies Kitchen, plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Recipe – Salsa Winners, Seven Great Easy Annuals, plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Recipes – Salsa Winners, Huge Tomatoes, plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Recipe – Two Cheese Grilled Pizza, Illusion Vinca, Why we Garden plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Recipe – Apricot Pound Cake, Solenia Begonias, Select a Garden Theme plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Recipie – Pansies in Salad, Bird Watch, Roses, Pansies plus a few Jokes.
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen – Chocolate Easter Nests, Bird Watch, Easter Traditions
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen – Seared Pork Medallions with Sherried Pan Sauce, Seed Balls
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen – Chicken Marsala, Garden Expo

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2007 Newsletters

  • Holiday Cooking, Uniqueness
  • The Ultimate Potato Gratin, Turkey and Cranberry Pizza, Indoor Gardening.
  • November Things to Do, Bonnie’s Taco Soup
  • Christmas Shopping, Bonnie’s Caramel Apple Cake
  • Always searching for the Best, new Retail Hours, Bulbs, Mexican Chicken Stew.
  • Pumpkins, Scarecrow Days, Enormous Quantities of Bulbs. Toasted Pumpkin Seeds & Spicy Pumpkin Pancakes
  • Fall and Winter Interest, Shrubs Made easy, Time to Decorate for Fall, Chili With Pumpkin
  • Bulb Planting Shortcut, Fall Raspberries, Fall Division of Perennials, Spinach Tortellini soup
  • Decorating for Fall, Dividing Perennials, Shrimp and Avocado Salad.
  • Trees, Chocolate orange Fondue
  • Dollar days, Spring Flowering Bulbs, Cutting Garden, Weigela, Bonnie’s Kitchen Zucchini Gems
  • Fall Containers, Peach Crisp with Maple Sauce
  • Types of Gardens -Herbs – Shrub of the Week – Stuffed Poblano Chile Peppers
  • Sesame Salmon Fillet, Customer appreciation Weekend
  • Iris Divide and Swap Tomato Salad
  • Roses, Color Gardening, Divide and Swap Iris Event
  • Herbs, Watering, Japanese Beetle Update
  • Deadheading 101, Upcoming events, Grilled Pesto Pizza
  • Keeping Containers Happy, Roses, Earwigs and other crawly things.
  • Independence Day, Classes and Workshops, Bonnie’s Red White and Brownie Pizza
  • Small Business Award Winner, Gypsy Moth, Bonnies Grilled Citrus and Herb Jumbo Shrimp
  • All about Father Day, Bonnie’s Potato Salad with Vegetables
  • Mom’s Raw Rhubarb Cake, Listing of the many Events. Water Container Guidlines
  • Memorial Day Is Past but still plenty of time to plant. Bonnies Apple and Red Onion Chutney. Many upcoming events
  • Memorial Day Is Here. Bonnies Memorial Day menu Let us remember all our loved ones n this day.
  • Some wonderful Jokes this week. Bonnies Margarita Chicken Create a Kitchen Garden
  • Some wonderful Phrases this week. Great Recipes Celebrate Mothers Day
  • Bonnies Salsa Fresca, Tomato Talk, Salsa Saturday, Mothersday.
  • Bonnies Rosemary Caesar Bread, Herb Fest, Rose Workshop, Container Workshop
  • Bonnies Veggie Salsa, Garden Sense , Upcoming Events
  • Bonnies Cheesy Apple Pizza, How to Care for Tools, Open House
  • The Hole story on how to plant trees and shrubs. Bonnie’s Easter Egg Fruit Pizza
  • Easter Lilies and Potted Bulbs, Spring Pansies, Map Your Landscape, Bonnie’s Grilled Pork Tenderloin
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen, Yearly Calendar, Getting Started in Garden

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2006 Newsletters

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR, We’re Open All Year, Bonnie’s Hot Brandied Chocolate, Brie en Croute and Stuffed Mushrooms, Burma Shave
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!!, Last-Minute Gift Ideas, Bonnie’s Cherry Chewbillies and Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
  • Why do we live in Wisconsin?, Holiday Centerpiece Workshop, Poinsettias are NOT poisonous, Bonnie’s Cherry Coconut Bars and Apricot Fruitcake
  • The Miracle of Christmas, Matching Painted Poinsettias & Tinsel Trees, Christmas Cookie Recipe Contest, Bonnie’s Chocolate Banana Fruitcake
  • Poinsettias, Fun Christmas Decor, Winning Leftover Recipes, Bev’s Turkey Vegetable Soup
  • ABF Thanks You, Food Drive, Win a Poinsettia with Your Favorite Recipe for Thanksgiving Leftovers, Last Week’s Winning Recipes, Gorgeous Cyclamen, Bonnie’s Cornbread Stuffing and Turkey AuGratin
  • Christmas Open House, Holiday Porch Pot Workshop, Food Drive, Win a Poinsettia with Your Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe, Last Week’s Winning Recipes, Gorgeous Cyclamen, Bonnie’s Potato Casserole
  • Holiday Porch Pot Workshop, Win a Poinsettia with Your Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe, Fall Mulching, Bonnie’s Corn Pudding & Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes.
  • Win a Poinsettia with Your Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe, Holiday Gift Ideas, Boston Ferns, Bonnie’s Thanksgiving Recipes.
  • Scarecrow Contest Winner, Plant Spring Bulbs in a Pot, The 3 D’s of Pruning, Bonnie’s County Fair Caramel Applecakes.
  • America’s Best Tropicals for SWEETEST DAY, Winterize Your Roses – Workshop, Plant Your Own Holiday Gifts, Bonnie’s Autumn Stew.
  • Transplant and dividing Perennials, Fall Bulbs, Build-Your-Own Scarecrow Continues, Bonnie’s Cod with Tomato and Artichoke. Up coming event of Creating your own Holiday Porch Pot
  • Spring-flowering Bulbs, Build-Your-Own Scarecrow Continues, Bonnie’s Pumpkin Recipes
  • Easy Bulb Planting Tips, Scarecrow Contest Entries are Here, Bonnie’s Manhattan Clam Chowder
  • Build-Your-Own Scarecrow, Bonnie’s Inside-Out Southwestern Cheeseburgers, Vote for your Favorite Scarecrow, Fall Equinox Facts,
  • Dollar Days, Bonnie’s Greek Potato Salad, Rose Workshop on Sunday, How to get you summer tropicals ready for the house
  • Dollar Days, Bonnie’s ‘Packer Salsa’, Divide & Swap Daylilies, Squirrels and Bulbs
  • Bonnie’s Peach Raspberry Pie, Wishes & Detours, Pansies and Mums, “Funny Bone Any One???”
  • Bonnie’s Southwest Chicken Fajitas, Divide and swap Daylillies, Scarecrows in the Garden Contest, The Buzzard, Bat, Bubble Bee and People
  • Bonnie’s Oatmeal Peach Muffins, Iris Workshop, Perennial of the Week is Veronica ‘Sunny Blue Border’ & ‘Royal Candles’, Cracks on Tomatoes
  • Bonnie’s Homemade Corndogs, Hosta Workshop, Hibiscus, ‘Big Sky’ Coneflowers, Garden Tip wins $10 Gift Certificate
  • Bonnie’s Gazpacho Favorites, Hot ‘Ducks’, Dividing Iris, Wonderful Water Wands, Last Chance to Win $10 Gift Certificate
  • Bonnie’s TexMex Sweet Potato Salad, The ‘Perfect Day’, Care for Your Hard-working Hands, Garden Tip Wins $10 Gift Certificate
  • Bonnie’s Pomegranate Sorbet, Last Night’s Thunderstorm, Sunshine in your Garden, Garden Tip Wins $10 Gift Certificate
  • Bonnie’s Grilled Cajun Pork Chops, Perennial of the Week Rudbeckia, Map Your Garden, Win $10 Gift Certificate for Your Garden Tip
  • Bonnie’s Fresh Fruit Pizza, Perennial of the Week Catmint, Summer Container Workshop, Win $10 Gift Certificate for Your Garden Tip
  • Bonnie’s Fourth of July Mini Cheesecakes, Perennial of the Week Magnus Coneflower, Water Gardening Workshop, Relax in Your Garden
  • Bonnie’s Mixed Baby Greens Salad, Perennial of the Week Shasta Daisy, Herb Workshop, Summer Mulching
  • Bonnie’s Strawberry Recipe’s, Perennial of the Week Goblin, Native Plant workshop, All about Strawberries
  • Bonnie’s Rhubarb Recipes, Perennial of the Week, Father’s Day Workshop
  • Bonnie’s Grilled Marinated Veggies, Rose slugs, Deadheading, June is Perennial Gardening Month
  • Rose Workshop Details, Fathers day Fun For Kids, Herb workshop
  • Spring color, Weeding, Tools, Bonnie’s Breakfast Blueberry Pudding, Iris
  • Mother’s Day, USDA Zones, Winning Salsa Recipe, Crabapples
  • Tomato Trivia, Rhubarb, Bonnie’s Romaine & Fruit Salad, Creeping Phlox
  • Container Workshop, Gladiola Pot, Bonnie’s Chocolate Torte, Endless Summer Hydrangea
  • Focus on Herbs, Plant a Strawberry Jar, Early Tomatoes, Bonnie’s Roasted Vegetables
  • Growing Salad Greens, Grass Seed, Bonnie’s Herb Bread, Waiting for those first Magnolias to bloom
  • Potatoes in a Container, Bonnie’s Turkey and Green Salad, Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs
  • Bonnie’s Kitchen, Formosa Termites, Pruning, Bulbs

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2005 Newsletters

  • How to choose and care for a Christmas Tree, Granola, History of Poinsettia
  • Tree Roses, Calories How to Burn Them, Rit’a s Cheesecake, Winterizing Checklist
  • Wooly Worms and Winter Predictions, Winterizing Roses, Gourds, Grazed Turkey Breast
  • Rita’s Baking for animal treats, Tree Planting
  • Sodding, Deer Damage, Evergreen Protection, Herb Roasted Chicked, Bird Feeding Tips
  • Storing Cannas and Dahlias, All You wanted to Know about Pumpkins, Rita’s Halloween Snack Mix, Amaryllis and Paperwhite bulbs for Christmas
  • Rita’s shortbread Still time to fertilize lawn
  • Can I still seed my lawn, Chinese Pepper Steak, Planting Bulbs
  • Rita’s Vegetable Soup
  • Crickets, Spaghetti Squash from Rita, Lawn weed killers
  • Reason’s Why fall is the best time to plant. Rita’s Salsa
  • Four Water Spider Webs Fall magic Blueberries from Rita
  • Time To care for the lawn and what to do for roses, shrubs and Trees at this time of the year.
  • Freezer Pesto The social Bees and Wasps that are going crazy right now.
  • Everything you wanted to know about sunflowers, Racoons
  • Pruning tips, Why wash bugs off with a hose, Blackberry Cobbler
  • Cabbage Worms, Three types of Hibiscus, Evergreen Care
  • Crab apples, Yucca Plants, Iris, Stella d ore
  • What is that Roadside blue flower Zucchini Zucchini Zucchini
  • Deadheading Plants, Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes, Sports Nutrition
  • Watering Squash Borer Gardening with Bales
  • Deer or something else, Roses, Dry weather and Watering
  • Peonies, Lawn Grubs, Bag Worms, Spittle Bug, German Potato Salad
  • Divide Daylilies, Mosquitoes, Herb Container Gardening, Articoke Chicken
  • Dog Vomit? check this out Moles Cucumber Salad
  • Memorial Day Weekend Family Reunion Salad Japanese Tree Lilac
  • Knock out Roses Chickweed Wonderful recipes Growing Plants upside down
  • Red Fountain Grass What is 1 inch of water? Herb containers Pizza
  • Growing potatoes in a bushel basket Mail bag questions
  • Butterfly bushes, holly, lawn mowing, Daffodils, Tuscan Peasant soup
  • Cold Temperatures, Potatoes, Deer, Manicotti, Bulbs Lavender
  • Roses Questions Crabapples mowing
  • Salad Bowls, Herbal Teas, Questions
  • Ornamental Grass Pruning – How to do Containers
  • Easter Eggs – Easter Flowers – Dividing Perennials

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2004 Newsletters

  • Open House Dates What Looks good Now
  • Crystal Ball 2004 Things to Do How to get 200% return
  • Potting Mixes
  • What to do outside right now and get ready for spring inside.

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2003 Newsletters

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2002 Newsletters



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