October 22, 2016 – Master Gardener, and Certified Arborist, welcomed Jim Duthie to help answer questions and to also talk about gardening myths. Now is the time to rake up your leaves, but don’t throw them away. Mulching is your friend. Grind them up with your lawnmower and either put them in your composter or spread […]
Putting your garden to bed is a gradual process that takes time to complete. When we finish, sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the ground is most likely frozen and even the hardiest of hardy plants have had it. Because we’re still several weeks from Thanksgiving, I’m giving you a list of things that need to […]
Q: I subscribe to the heavy mulching philosophy of gardening, for water retention, weed reduction, and feeding the soil. I’ve heard that some plants (cedar, black walnut, etc.) contain natural herbicidal agents, and may be useful/harmful for different applications.