Gardens

Time to sow seeds for next year’s biennial flowers: Gardening – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017

Some easy tips for growing tomatoes

Time to sow seeds for next year’s biennial flowers: Gardening – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017

Some easy tips for growing tomatoes

Time to sow seeds for next year’s biennial flowers: Gardening – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Some easy tips for growing tomatoes

Winning vegetable garden is a family effort – West Life News

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

(West Life photo by Kevin Kelley)Tomatoes are the prized produce growing in the Tidwell vegetable garden. By KEVIN KELLEYWESTLAKE Greg Tidwell learned how to garden from his father and grandfather while growing up in Fairview Park. Now he’s teaching his two young sons  his secrets. Greg, his wife, Evy, and their boys, Conner and Bryce, won first place in the vegetable garden category in the 2017 Westlake in Bloom…

Time to sow seeds for next year’s biennial flowers: Gardening – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Some easy tips for growing tomatoes

Gardening to great heights – Aitkin Independent Age

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

At 5 feet tall, 65-year-old Kathleen Kelsey is in over her head with this year’s garden harvest. Literally, her sunflowers tower over her at 11 feet and growing. Not to mention the abundance of squash, bush and pole beans, asparagus, rhubarb, cucumbers, marigolds, sunflowers, kale, rutabaga, pumpkins, cabbage, parsley, basil, dill and more growing in her backyard garden.   Kathleen takes after her parents Bryce and Leota Kelsey, who gardened…

Quotation of the Day: Gardening With a Checkbook – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

“God has given you too much money when you have someone else tend your vegetable garden.” STEVEN GAINES, who has written about excess and eccentricity in the Hamptons, on how professionally planted and tended vegetable gardens are another status symbol on Long Island’s East End. Continue reading the main story

Gardening events starting Sept. 8 – The Daily Progress

Posted: Wednesday, September 06, 2017

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GARDENING: Pick our squash blossoms and turn them into quesadillas – Austin American-Statesman

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

In Central Texas, our late summer months are often the time of year when gardeners put their beds to sleep by planting a cover crop. However, if you continued to grow through August, one of the heat-loving plants you might still be cultivating is squash.

URI Master Gardeners to offer gardening workshops throughout Rhode Island – URI Today (press release)

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

KINGSTON, R.I. – September 5, 2017 – September is the perfect time for gardeners to test their soil, focus on their vegetable harvest, and begin to prepare for next year’s gardens. So the University of Rhode Island Master Gardener Program is offering free gardening programs at 10 different sites around the state throughout the month. “This is a great way for people to learn about environmental gardening right in their…

Saving seeds also saves money and plant history – SFGate

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Caption Close Seed saving is precisely that. Gathering seed saves money for the next planting season and also saves genetic strains that may have originated generations ago in family gardens. But it takes planning and good timing. “Seed saving has always been a common way to save seeds that were adapted to local climates or that had local historical value,” said John Porter, an educator with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension….

Gardening class, book club, more to do in Erie, Sept. 5 and later – GoErie.com

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Cozy Mystery Book Club: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1-3 p.m.; Iroquois Avenue Branch Library, 4212 Iroquois Ave.; new members are always welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 451-7082. 50-plus Senior Writing Group meeting: Tuesdays, Sept. 5 and 19, 6 p.m.; Lincoln Library, 1255 Manchester Road; experienced writers invited to bring samples of their work; members, guests, and all seniors with writing interest welcome. Cost: Free. Info: ware906@gmail.com. Math and art…

Northern Gardening: Tending to the late-summer garden – The Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

With fall just around the corner, this is a good time to look around your garden and see what needs to be done. Some annuals may be looking a bit tired or getting leggy. They can still get a light shearing and will produce more blooms – many like the cooler weather. Petunias will bloom into frost, and pansies are revived by cooler temperatures. Petunias…

Double your gardening pleasure with a cool-season garden – Christian County Headliner News

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

file photo plant Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017 11:00 am | Updated: 11:06 am, Mon Sep 4, 2017. Double your gardening pleasure with a cool-season garden From our staff Christian County Headliner News – Ozark, Missouri | 0 comments Recent weeks of mild temperatures remind gardeners that it is time to plant cool-season vegetables, said University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist David Trinklein. Subscription Required An online service is needed to…

Gardening: Iris has a colorful history, forgiving nature – LA Daily News

Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Pacific Coast iris (Iris douglasiana ‘Canyon Snow’) (Photo by Joshua Siskin) TIP OF THE WEEK Hybrid bearded irises (Iris germanica), the type of iris most commonly seen, are best planted from now until December, the sooner the better. If you want to see blooms as early as this coming winter or spring, planting…

Plant Nite combines gardening and wine – Roanoke Times

Posted: Monday, September 04, 2017

From the same company that launched popular Paint Nite, sister business Plant Nite arrives in Roanoke this week.  As at Paint Nite, where participants create a painting while sipping on wine, Plant Nite guests will learn to plant their own terrarium to take home, while indulging in some adult beverages. Plant Nite franchisee Dana Long said no green thumb is required. She will teach participants all…

3-D Gardening – BlueRidgeNow.com

Posted: Monday, September 04, 2017

By Tamsin Allpress Extension Master Gardener As more homes are sought after for that ‘must-have-a-view’ requirement, so more are built on slopes with decks perched on stilts. With this comes the challenge of how to landscape and what to plant for the most effect. I’ve nicknamed this challenge “3-D gardening.” Garden design in three dimensions Creative design and planting is challenging no matter what your garden…

Gardening with Natives Symposium: Creating Native Landscapes – MyMotherLode.com

Posted: Sunday, September 03, 2017

View Slideshow (2 Photos) The typical suburban backyard has an area of groomed lawn, flower beds which follow the fence line and a tree or three to provide shade. In contrast, native habitats have free-flowing lines and often random, organic distributions of plants located in the exact spot which best favors their growth. Native habitats are home to pollinators such as native bees and support a wide variety of wildlife….

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