We interrupt this gardening newsletter to bring you some BREAKING NEWS:

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) –  In a surprise announcement Thursday, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham says she is ending New Mexico’s indoor mask mandate. The governor says the state and country are trending in the right direction when it comes to COVID-19.

“I’m announcing … that the mask requirement for indoor settings is gone,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said Thursday. “If you’re not vaccinated, I don’t know if it’s the best idea, but it is no longer an indoor setting requirement." Several lawmakers in the same room cheered the decision while others let out audible exhales.

The Governor made the sudden declaration during a news conference centered on the end of the 2022 legislative session Thursday afternoon. When asked about masking in schools, Governor Lujan Grisham confirmed the decision also applies to students in public schools.

JUST IN TIME for JUSTIN ARMSTRONG'S "SPRING INTO BEES" seminar this weekend! 2:00 PM Saturday... Reserve Your Seat!

While we're on the subject of gardening seminars, we have had such a huge response to our Rose Pruning Seminar on March 5th that we have closed registration for the 2:00 PM session... and Dr. Marisa Thompson has agreed to repeat the program on the same day at 4:00 pm! Reserve Your Seat for the 4:00 PM presentation!

On February 26th, Amos Arber of ABQ Water Authority is teaching Tree Pruning with a special Q&A devoted to FRUIT TREES: Reserve Your Seat for Tree Pruning.

And on March 12th, Jennifer Hobson will be providing priceless tips on CONTAINER GARDENING: Reserve Your Seat

NOW IS THE TIME to prevent the emergence of weeds and crabgrass, especially with the ground having just gotten a dose of moisture from the snowfall. Ask your Gardening Angel for details!


We now have Ladybugs, Praying Mantids, Nematodes, and Earthworms. 

And lots more news... watch this quick update from Richard Hobson:

Beautiful gardening week ahead! See you soon!

Richard, Jennifer, and Your Gardening Angels

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