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…Continue
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…Continue
August is filled with fresh fruits and veggies, often more than one gardener can handle. Have extra food from your harvest? Share with your neighbors or consider donating to your local food bank or soup kitchen to those in need. To find a food pantry in your area, visit http://www.foodpantries.org/
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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