America’s Top Garden Writer Teams Up With Australian Cattle Dog for New Blog: The MoZone

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Maureen Mo Gilmer, television host and nationally known gardening authority pens the MoZone blog on nature, plants and gardens, with a helping of deep spirituality by in-house oracle Dot the cattle dog at the new

No vacant musings and dull ramblings about mundane garden activities in the MoZone. This blog dips into the broad and sometimes bizarre mind of garden designer, author and horticulturist, Mo Gilmer at her web site, Obsessed with weird plant stuff, Mo will carry you through the seasons with pithy, thought provoking reads guaranteed to leave you ruminating for days.

“I’m finally free to share all the weirdness that I love about plants that usually gets deleted by editors and producers. It’s that strange and wonderful material that keeps me totally hooked on the plant kingdom, even after thirty years in the business.”

But it’s not just Mo who speaks on this blog. Dot, the cattle dog feels her wild dingo ancestors in the Outback grant her a unique ability to share the mysteries of the earth that make the natural world meaningful. She’ll be perusing Mo’s plethora of content on garden spirituality to share the best thoughts and comments with her readers. She’ll also add her own brand of K-9 consumer advice to helping her readers make better pet-friendly gardens. She’s particularly interested in poisonous plants and other situations unsafe to dogs. Dot also likes to shop, so she’ll have some great gift ideas too.

This blog may be the voice of and Maureen Gilmer Media, but it won’t sound corporate or amateurish. Sure, you might find some outrageous stuff, obscure history and discussions of controversial ethnobotanical plants, but it promises to never be dull or overly academic! Mo will comment on current events as they relate to her botanical world. You might even discover some tips on good fiction, popular television shows and old motorcycles.

Believing that all of us are highly visual, Mo will bring pictures into nearly every entry to brighten the day, even if it’s the middle of winter. The MoZone blog will also scour the Net to bring its readers the best and most unique pages from around the world. Even more content will reflect the motto of – design, create, grow.

The blog will also be a platform for announcing winners to the Before & After Backyard Makeover contest. It will herald the release of each new FREE e-book from the full color MoPlants Garden Guides series, scheduled to debut July 1, 2006. is the official web site for gardening authority Mo Gilmer.

Mo is host and project designer for DIY’s Weekend Gardening show, author of 15 gardening books, writer of Yardsmart, a column syndicated weekly by Scripps Howard News Service, publisher of the MoPlants Garden Guides e-books and proprietor of the MoPlants online store.

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