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"Although you won’t be able to enjoy it until next year, now is the time to plant garlic in your garden: http://j.mp/1yx17eg"
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Don't Forget to Compost this Fall!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 25, 2014 at 10:53am 0 Comments

Are you going to compost that? Use Gardening with Kids simple "can" and "cannot" guide to composting in the kitchen, classroom or community garden! Most kitchen waste can be composted; in fact, some may be surprised just how much of what we throw away could be recycled into potential fertilizer for next summer's garden. Not sure where to begin? Check out our simple guide to foods that can and cannot be…

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How-To Project: Preparing Perennials for Winter

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 22, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

After a season of enjoying the blooms from your perennial flower garden, late fall is the time in cold-winter regions (USDA Climate Hardiness Zones 8 and colder) to prepare the beds for winter. Taking good care of beds in fall will help them thrive next spring and summer. Gardeners in warm-winter areas where frost and snow are rare need only to keep the beds cleaned up and replace diseased or worn-out plants as needed. Gardeners in all other climates can follow these steps: …

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Fall Garden Projects

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 15, 2014 at 10:34am 0 Comments

A garden is more than just a collection of plants. It's an expression of the gardener. Children can personalize their gardens in many ways beyond simply growing favorite vegetables and flowers. Create memories that will last beyond this growing season with personalized walkways, animal houses, arches, and much more. Check out our Kids Garden News family article for more information: http://bit.ly/1CRn8Eh…

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Youth Inspired Gardens: On the Road with Gro1000

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 10, 2014 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

Check out the school article in this month's Kids Garden News featuring the 2014 Gro1000 winners! http://bit.ly/1uwkhff ;…

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Preparing Garden for Winter

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

As fall comes to an end, what are you doing to prepare your garden for the winter?Continue

Some shared notes about managing volunteers

Started by Alex Silbajoris Sep 2. 0 Replies

I recently had the pleasure of meeting a local horticulturist to discuss establishing a butterfly garden in a local park. She had a lot of knowledge to share about coordinating volunteers.First, you…Continue

Meals from the Garden

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Aug 27. 0 Replies

If you have an edible garden, have you tried sourcing entire meals from your harvest?What has worked well?Continue

Any School Garden Groups Out There?

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Aug 21. 0 Replies

All you school gardeners heading back to the classroom, how are you preparing for thechildren’s return?Continue

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