Gardens

Phyllis Stephens has answered Spokane’s gardening questions for decades – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Monday, March 06, 2017

Bubbly. An infectious laugh. Boundless energy. Garden guru extraordinaire. When you put all those qualities together to describe one person, Spokane gardeners know we are talking about Phyllis Stephens. Many associate her name with the cheerful voice heard on the radio on Saturday mornings during the gardening season. Perhaps they’ve been to one of her garden club talks or seen her at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, dispensing…

How to sow rhodochiton (and anything else) in your Alaska garden – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Posted: Monday, March 06, 2017

Rhodochiton, also known as the purple bell vine or twining rhodochiton, produces vivid flowers in profusion, will climb up a fence or hang down in a basket, and is a good, disease-resistant plant to grow in Interior Alaska. 

From The Ground Up: Plants, gardening come with lots of folklore – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Posted: Monday, March 06, 2017

As the planting season approaches many myths, superstitions and interesting theories are told and retold about achieving gardening success. Although these methods are not endorsed by Iowa State Extension, they are interesting to hear. This is the time of year when many of these practices are relayed because it is the time to plant and transplant. The most common practice is to plant crops by the phases of the moon….

Phyllis Stephens has answered Spokane’s gardening questions for decades – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Bubbly. An infectious laugh. Boundless energy. Garden guru extraordinaire. When you put all those qualities together to describe one person, Spokane gardeners know we are talking about Phyllis Stephens. Many associate her name with the cheerful voice heard on the radio on Saturday mornings during the gardening season. Perhaps they’ve been to one of her garden club talks or seen her at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, dispensing…

Master Gardeners: March gardening tips – Christian County Headliner News

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Garden Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017 3:00 pm | Updated: 3:02 pm, Sat Mar 4, 2017. Master Gardeners: March gardening tips 0 comments Houseplants Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Have an online subscription? Login Now Need an online subscription? Subscribe Choose an online service. 1 Digital subscription $1.00 for 7…

Phyllis Stephens has answered Spokane’s gardening questions for decades – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Bubbly. An infectious laugh. Boundless energy. Garden guru extraordinaire. When you put all those qualities together to describe one person, Spokane gardeners know we are talking about Phyllis Stephens. Many associate her name with the cheerful voice heard on the radio on Saturday mornings during the gardening season. Perhaps they’ve been to one of her garden club talks or seen her at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, dispensing…

Backyard gardening makes comeback – Union Daily Times

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

UNION — As a college student, I have limited time between classes to grab a snack. One day my fellow intern Koby and I were walking to our internship at Piedmont Physic Garden and wanted a healthy snack. We visited the campus bookstore and Family Dollar and quickly found there were no options within walking distance. Bi-Lo, two miles away, was our only choice. This dilemma sparked our interest in…

Master Gardeners: March gardening tips – CCHeadliner.com … – Christian County Headliner News

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Garden Posted: Saturday, March 4, 2017 3:00 pm | Updated: 3:02 pm, Sat Mar 4, 2017. Master Gardeners: March gardening tips 0 comments Houseplants Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Have an online subscription? Login Now Need an online subscription? Subscribe Choose an online service. 1 Digital subscription $1.00 for 7…

Phyllis Stephens has answered Spokane’s gardening questions for decades – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Sunday, March 05, 2017

Bubbly. An infectious laugh. Boundless energy. Garden guru extraordinaire. When you put all those qualities together to describe one person, Spokane gardeners know we are talking about Phyllis Stephens. Many associate her name with the cheerful voice heard on the radio on Saturday mornings during the gardening season. Perhaps they’ve been to one of her garden club talks or seen her at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, dispensing…

Gardening Tips: March 4, 2017 – whotv.com

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Spring is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time to get back out in the garden. Tim Rundlett from Earl May stopped by to give some gardening advice as the weather starts warming up. If you have any questions for Tim, submit them on the Gardening page on our website.

Polyface hosts workshop on chickens, gardening – Staunton News Leader

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

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Gardening seminar puts beginners’ concerns to bed – Fayetteville Observer

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

A one-day program will teach would-be gardeners the best strategies, and vegetables, to plant in self-contained gardens By Chick Jacobs, Staff writer Do you think you don’t have the construction skills to build a raised garden? Mack Johnson can sympathize. He doesn’t agree, but he can sympathize. Johnson, who will teach a one-day seminar in Lumberton on the secrets of successful raised-bed gardening, says if you…

This week’s gardening tips: Check for buck moth caterpillars, fertilize roses, plant veggies – NOLA.com

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

<![CDATA[]]> This week’s gardening tips: Looks like we will have an early spring this year. The azaleas are in full bloom about three weeks ahead of time. Fertilize roses now with a general-purpose fertilizer or rose fertilizer following package directions. Begin spraying susceptible varieties of roses for disease (black spot) and insect problems (thrips and aphids). Check your oak trees (use binoculars) for masses of young, black buck moth caterpillars and…

Gardening reminders – Virginian-Pilot

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

Last Saturday at the “Tree Talks” event at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center, I saw a plant I have not thought about in years: flowering quince (Chaenomeles japonica “Scarlet Storm”). A gangly plant that takes up some space in a garden, flowering quince offers early season color on leafless stems. These plants are in a partially shaded area of the AREC garden, but…

Gardening seminar puts beginners’ concerns to bed – Fayetteville Observer

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

A one-day program will teach would-be gardeners the best strategies, and vegetables, to plant in self-contained gardens By Chick Jacobs, Staff writer Do you think you don’t have the construction skills to build a raised garden? Mack Johnson can sympathize. He doesn’t agree, but he can sympathize. Johnson, who will teach a one-day seminar in Lumberton on the secrets of successful raised-bed gardening, says if you…

This week’s gardening tips: Check for buck moth caterpillars, fertilize roses, plant veggies – NOLA.com

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

<![CDATA[]]> This week’s gardening tips: Looks like we will have an early spring this year. The azaleas are in full bloom about three weeks ahead of time. Fertilize roses now with a general-purpose fertilizer or rose fertilizer following package directions. Begin spraying susceptible varieties of roses for disease (black spot) and insect problems (thrips and aphids). Check your oak trees (use binoculars) for masses of young, black buck moth caterpillars and…

Letter: Workshop to share info on gardening – SaukValley.com

Posted: Saturday, March 04, 2017

It is time to get ready for the gardening season, and I would like everyone to know about “Ready, Set, Grow.” It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18 at Sauk Valley Community College. I have been attending the garden workshop for 3 years, and I enjoy it because of the educational value I receive. Also, for health reasons, nothing is better than fresh vegetables from your…

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