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Madison Fling 2022: Blog Posts and Other Coverage

Thanks for joining us! We love reading your posts about the Madison Fling, and so do other bloggers and communicators, our tour’s garden owners and sponsors, and the gardening public. To help us find your posts as you publish them during the weeks and months ahead, please tag them on Facebook and Instagram with our hashtag #gbfling2022. Also, please share your links on our official Facebook page, and you can send them to

Stay tuned for more. We’ll be collecting your coverage here (see below) so your fellow bloggers and social media communicators—as well as the garden owners, sponsors, and anyone interested in the Madison Fling—can read them. Check back periodically to find the newest links. Seeing different perspectives about the gardens after the Fling ends keeps the fun going!

Madison Fling Instagram, Facebook, and other social media:

Follow and search for #gbfling2022

Madison Fling blog posts:

Natural Gardening: Allen Centennial Garden

Garden Rant: Report From Madison: Green as Far as the Eye Can See

PlantPostings: On Plants and People at the 2022 Garden Bloggers Fling

Good Environmental News: Native Plants in Wisconsin

My Garden Zone: #GBFling2022 WOW!!!

The Queen of Seaford: Back to Flings—Let’s Start With Trees

Digging: Kicking Off Madison Fling: People, Badgers, Barns, and a Bountiful Rooftop Garden

PlantPostings: First Days of the 2022 Fling: Prairies, Ponds, Edibles, and Ornamentals

Digging: East Meets Midwest in the Garden of Linda Brazill and Mark Golbach, Part 1

Nuts for Natives: Native Garden Design Ideas: Paths

Digging: Japanese-Inspired Garden of Linda Brazill and Mark Golbach, Part 2

Through the Greenhouse Glass: Plant of the Week: LOLLIPOP® Crabapple

Digging: Foliage-Rich Pond Garden: Kuster Garden at Madison Fling

PlantPostings: Saturday at the 2022 Fling: Artful Displays and Fabulous Foliage

Nuts for Natives: Native Plants: The 2022 Garden Bloggers Fling

Digging: Native Prairie Garden Replaces Half the Lawn in the Grosz Garden

Digging: Nearly extinct American chestnut – a vision from America’s past – at UW Arboretum

PlantPostings: Sunday at the 2022 Fling: Perfect Weather and More Great Gardens

Digging: Allen Centennial Garden on UW–Madison campus

Digging: Constellations of clematis at Janet Aaberg Garden

Digging: Shady oasis with folk art and inviting central patio: Jim Ottney and Jay Hatheway’s garden

Digging: In the moment at Rotary Botanical Gardens

Digging: A sun-to-shade retreat in the garden of Rita Thomas

Digging: Epic Systems Campus: A Fantasyland of Gardens and Architecture, Part I

Digging: Green-roof prairie and fantasy gardens at Epic Systems, Part 2

Digging: A garden on wheels and colorful decor convert driveway into patio garden: Jane and Duane Miller Garden

My Garden Zone: Natural Garden Hacks for Weeds (Fling raffle and Cobrahead featured)

Digging: Ann Munson’s woodland garden invites mystery and play

Digging: Cindy Fillingame’s glowing, rainy-day garden Digging: Snapshots from Olbrich Botanical Gardens’ meadow, event, and herb gardens

Digging: Planted plaza, fountains, and rose garden at Olbrich Botanical Gardens

And let’s recognize our first-time Flingers!

Thanks for joining us! It’s great to make new friends, and we hope you’ll join us again.

Rachel Balk (IL) – Small Boots Gardening

Connie Cottingham (GA) – Garden Travel Experiences

Mark Dwyer (WI) – Landscape Prescriptions by MD

Amy Free (WI) – Create Ecology Karl Gercens (PA) – Longwood Gardens Blog Sharron Johnson (TN) – Cooper-Young Garden Club

Sheri Kaz (WI) – My Garden Zone

Susan Martin (MI) – Gardener Sue’s News and Garden Crossings

Ann Munson (WI) – Moorgardens

Natasha Nicholes (IL) – We Sow We Grow

Camille Paulsen (WA) – Tahomaflora

Megan Speckmann (WI) – Far Out Flora

Chan M. Stroman (WI) – Bookish Gardener

Judy Valdes (WI) – Cobrahead Blog

Noel Valdes (WI) – Cobrahead Blog

Danniel Ward-Packard (WI) – Botanica and Obsessed Midwest Danniel

Andy Young (WI) – Cobrahead Blog

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