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Our very own staff and friends provide some insight into their favorite gardening topics!

  Start dividing perennials now, before they get too big. Daylilies, hosta, some of the Siberia irises are showing good growth but demonstrating ...

  RESISTANCE IS FUTILE!  Some of us closer to the city survived the first frost just before Halloween; then we got that crazy/wonderful week...

  MAKE A RHUBARB PIE – There are enough pumpkin pies out there right now, and there’s plenty of rhubarb out there still taking up real es...

  PLANT SOME GARLIC – Buy bulbs of this staple of life online or from a local nursery; grocery store-bought garlic will grow, but it’s be...

CRAZY weather has us all in a panic.  Yes, it’s early for a week of 45 degree nights; yes, we will see hot weather on the other side of it; no,...

  DO THE MATH – It’s now about four months till our average first frost date. I know it’s hard to imagine ever being cold again…but i...

  TRY OUT A TRAP – Spotted Lanternfly is very much on everyone’s mind, especially because they’re on everyone’s stuff! Yesterday I fo...

  CELEBRATE HOSTAS – I understand that they are edible when small, and make an acceptable veggie wrap; but right now they are so glori...

  Make a plan.  If you have ever thought about growing vegetables, this is the time! We need to take some control of our food chain for the ...

By: Ron Kushner   Strawberries are easy to grow, from Florida to Canada and Alaska. They are native to most of the temperate regions of the world...

By: Ron Kushner   Artichokes (Cynara scolymus) are perennials, grown for their edible stalks and flower buds. They are believed to be native to t...

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