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Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a status
"As fall nears, we love the idea of bringing the outdoors inside for unique, DIY home décor: /http://j.mp/Xo4fIa"
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Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Fall Garden Projects

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…See More
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Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a status
"If you’d like to enjoy your garden again next year or start a new one, collect and store seeds for an early start: http://j.mp/1sXwREN"
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Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a status
"Who planted pumpkins in their gardens to use as Jack-O-Lanterns in October?"
Sep 12
Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Youth Inspired Gardens: On the Road with Gro1000

Check out the school article in this month's Kids Garden News featuring the 2014 Gro1000 winners! http://bit.ly/1uwkhff ;See More
Sep 10
Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a status
"Ahead of the final harvest, review this helpful checklist for the season finale: http:// http://j.mp/WDXwt6"
Sep 9
Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Remembering Gro1000 in 2012!

The team at KidsGardening.org fondly remembers our Gro1000 effort in 2012.  Check out program highlights from Showcase Grant Winners from 2012 on KidsGardening.org. http://bit.ly/WDljJSSee More
Sep 9
Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Adorn your windowsills this winter...

Take cuttings of tender perennials such as coleus, sweet potato vine and geranium now to have vigorous, young plants to adorn your windowsills this winter. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1qhoeUNSee More
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Julia Parker-Dickerson posted blog posts
Sep 4
Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a status
"Happy Belated Labor Day, Gro & Chatters! We hope you enjoyed the last bit of unofficial summer with your hands in the dirt!"
Sep 2
Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Divide your daylilies

If you have many daylilies that are due for dividing in the #fall, make note of the #flower colors now while they are in bloom, so you know where to show them off to best advantage. Mark each plant with a stake designating the color or make a diagram with the locations of the plants and their colors specified. Fall is also the time to move or divide peonies. More propagating tips: …See More
Sep 2
Alex Silbajoris posted a discussion

Some shared notes about managing volunteers

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 have to make certain that someone is committed to take care of the garden (this would be more ornamental/butterfly/rain gardens) because there's no point in creating the garden if it's going to fall into disrepair.Then you have to manage the manpower. Set specific tasks where they'll see a result of…See More
Sep 2
Julia Parker-Dickerson posted a blog post

Extending the Gardening Season

Extend your growing season by building a plant tunnel, or hoop-house. Student gardeners can keep track of temperatures in the tunnel and decide what they need to do to maintain an environment to help plants thrive. Use our building guide and challenge students to invent their own means of providing shelter and extra warmth for the school garden beds:http://bit.ly/1nbutrO…See More
Aug 29
Jane P Gottier Westmoor Park posted a status
"Great season so far with 1,700lbs. donated to a local shelter in Hartford, CT Thanks to all the volunteers !"
Aug 28
Jane P Gottier Westmoor Park posted photos
Aug 28
Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro posted a discussion

Meals from the Garden

If you have an edible garden, have you tried sourcing entire meals from your harvest?What has worked well?See More
Aug 27

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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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Remembering Gro1000 in 2012!

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 9, 2014 at 9:10am 0 Comments

The team at KidsGardening.org fondly remembers our Gro1000 effort in 2012.  Check out program highlights from Showcase Grant Winners from 2012 on KidsGardening.org. http://bit.ly/WDljJS…

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Adorn your windowsills this winter...

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on September 5, 2014 at 8:44am 0 Comments

Take cuttings of tender perennials such as coleus, sweet potato vine and geranium now to have vigorous, young plants to adorn your windowsills this winter. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1qhoeUN…

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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

Summer Garden Memories

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Aug 14. 0 Replies

For our community gardeners, what has been your favorite memory with your fellow volunteers this summer?Continue

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