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Eat Your Weeds

Harvesting what you didn't plant

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Weed identifier

Started by Kailyn Apr 1. 0 Replies

I found this great resource on Better Homes & Gardens that may be helpful for this group. I so rarely really know what I am pulling or how to treat (or if I can eat) it! Few to none of the ones…Continue

Tags: spring, fall, mulch, planting, treatment

Edible Weeds

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Mar 11. 0 Replies

We found this article from Good Housekeeping on 10 edible weeds. Might serve as a good reference.…Continue

Tags: cooking, food, organic, green, weeds

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Comment by Alex Silbajoris on March 9, 2014 at 10:27am

This group is for discussion about edible "weeds" in your gardens, or foraged from elsewhere.

Comment by Su Lok on March 11, 2014 at 3:35pm

The Columbus Dispatch ran a story today on the rising cost of groceries. Growing and eating produce from the garden is even more timely and cost effective.

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Summer Bird Feeding Tips

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on July 21, 2014 at 8:46am 0 Comments

We're often advised to plant red flowers to attract hummingbirds. But do you know why this color is so alluring to hummers? I was surprised to learn from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology that it's not because of an inherent preference for red. Turns out that other nectar sippers like bees and butterflies have an easier time finding pale colored flowers. In nature, red flowers tend to have more nectar in them because they aren't visited as often by…

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Tips for maintaining container gardens

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on July 18, 2014 at 8:59am 0 Comments

Container plantings often begin to look a little "peaked" by midsummer. If blossoming is getting sparse on trailing plants like petunias, cut them back to stimulate a new flush of growth and flowers. If your pot or hanging basket contains several plants, trim back any that have grown so vigorously they are over-running their neighbors. Some plants, lobelia for example, may take a break from blooming in the summer heat. Trim them back and you'll get a new flush of blossoms as the weather…

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Regional Gardening Reports

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on July 15, 2014 at 7:52am 0 Comments

July is a busy month for gardeners. We're planting, harvesting, weeding, watering, and simply enjoying the garden's beauty and bounty. Find out what’s up in your region in this month’s Regional Gardening Report.http://www.garden.org/regional/report

What lives in the Garden?

Posted by Julia Parker-Dickerson on July 14, 2014 at 9:45am 0 Comments

What lives in the garden? Although you can design a habitat to attract wildlife such as birds and butterflies, numerous organisms reside happily in more typical schoolyard gardens. The most obvious residents are plants, but gardens are home to many living creatures, including fungi, worms, insects, and small animals. Get a free lesson from the July edition of Kids Garden News to explore your garden's inhabitants! …

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Weed identifier

Started by Kailyn Apr 1. 0 Replies

I found this great resource on Better Homes & Gardens that may be helpful for this group. I so rarely really know what I am pulling or how to treat (or if I can eat) it! Few to none of the ones…Continue

Tags: spring, fall, mulch, planting, treatment

Edible Weeds

Started by Head Gardener/Scotts Miracle-Gro Mar 11. 0 Replies

We found this article from Good Housekeeping on 10 edible weeds. Might serve as a good reference.…Continue

Tags: cooking, food, organic, green, weeds

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