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Deep snow cover in the garden. Photo <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/michaelloudon/">Michael Loudon</a>, CC, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Deep snow cover in the garden. Photo Michael Loudon, CC, some rights reserved

Good snow cover is good news for gardeners

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After a couple years of sparse snow, and a summer of drought, this week's heavy snow has some real upsides for gardeners. In her weekly conversation with Martha Foley, Cornell Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy explains the benefits to perennials and lawns, and has a couple of caveats.

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