Reno Gazette Journal
Master Gardener: Don't let radon be the Grinch this holiday season
Reno Gazette Journal
As we approach the holiday season, many of us are preparing for dinner guests, parties, tasty treats and gift giving. While we focus on managing our daily responsibilities and the abundance of festivities, we may be missing out on protecting our ...
- A bounty of books for the gardener
San Francisco Chronicle
In author Michelle Slatalla's Mill Valley backyard, the garden design relies on repetition: climbing roses and espaliered olive trees against the fence. In front of them, fuss-free white Iceberg roses. ... more. Photo: Matthew Williams. Image 6 of 9 ...
- Napa Valley Register
Making a winter wreath
Napa Valley Register
In addition to greenery from your yard, dried fruit and nuts can enhance a holiday wreath. prev. next. 'Tis the season, and possibly you are planning to decorate your home for the coming holidays. Take a stroll through your garden and look at all the ...
MASTER GARDENER: Camellias provide color in landscape for weeks - Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalMASTER GARDENER: Camellias provide color in landscape for weeks
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
lifestyle_homegarden When considering plants that seem to be part of our Southern culture, one of the most popular is the camellia, Camellia sasanqua. The camellia came from Europe, specifically from Asia, as early as 1786. This plant is one that gives ...and more »
Ask the Master Gardener: Cut flower arrangements
A simple arrangement can be made from a variety of plants in your garden. For example, fern leaves were used to add some height to this small bouquet of viburnum. Think about where your arrangement will go. Nancy K. Crowell. Think about where your ...
- Posted by yourownvictorygarden
Here are some great holiday gift ideas for the veggie gardener on your list.
- Times of India
Gardener arrested for molesting 5-yr-old
Times of India
Ahmedabad: A youth, 28, working as a gardener in a residential scheme in Bopal, was arrested by Bopal police late on Wednesday, after he was accused of molesting a five-year-old girl living in the scheme. Bopal police said parents of the girl, studying ...
- Salisbury Post
Great gifts for the gardener in your life - Salisbury Post | Salisbury Post
By Amy-Lynn Albertson Rowan County Extension Director Although the gardening season may be months away, you can keep gardening spirits up with great ...
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- Albany Times Union
What to get the gardener
Albany Times Union
WIND CHIMES Woodstock Wind Chimes will add a relaxing atmosphere to the deck or garden. WIND CHIMES Woodstock Wind Chimes will add a relaxing atmosphere to the deck or garden. Image 2 of 3. SLOGGER GARDEN BOOTS Boots, clogs and sun ...
- Master Gardener: December in the garden
LAWNS. Minimize walking on your lawn on days the temperature doesn't get above freezing as you may be patching bare spots in your yard next spring. TREES/SHRUBS. If Mother Nature plans a dry spell, you will need to water. Plant dormancy does not ...
- Pratt Tribune
Sign up now for 2017 Master Gardener Training
Fond du Lac Reporter
FOND DU LAC - If you are interested in improving your gardening skills and becoming a community leader through volunteering, consider becoming a University of Wisconsin-Extension Master Gardener volunteer. Master Gardener Volunteers in Fond du Lac ...
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- Posted by cookinwithherbs
One of the best things about fall and winter seasons is that we get to eat seasonal foods--root vegetables, winter squash and pumpkins, brassicas, cool-weather greens, apples, pears, pomegranates, persimmons, all sorts of nuts and more. Most of these foods store well, so we are able to enjoy them during the cold weather. I especially like winter squash and pumpkin; their bright orange and yellow flesh brightens our meals and nourishes us. Here are a few that I have gro
Sign-Up NOW For MASTER GARDENER'S Program
Have you been wanting to be a part of the MASTER GARDENER'S program, but have missed signing-up? Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. This 8-week, 40 hour intensive program is designed to ...
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Denton County Master Gardener Association recognized internationally for educational program - Star Local MediaDenton County Master Gardener Association recognized internationally for educational program
Star Local Media
The Denton County Master Gardener Association's exclusive Science With Attitude (SWAt) Educational Outreach program has received a special award from Search for Excellence, a program that recognizes Master Gardeners' outstanding volunteer work ...
- Posted by WesternGardener
Late Bloomer, by Jan Coppola Bills, arrives just in time to encourage gardeners to ignore their sore backs and bad knees so they can keep gardening. Her helpful gardening book is a hybrid that mixes practical how-to tips with a lifetime of garden philosophy.
- Gardener accused of stealing $42K from Lake County couple
LEESBURG, Fla. - A Lake County gardener is accused of stealing more than $42,000 in cash and goods from a couple and then spending the money on cars and a shopping spree with his wife, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. One of the victims, ...and more »
- Chippewa Herald
Sydney Tanner: Gift gadgets for the gardener
Even though the ground is not yet frozen, the holidays are upon us again. Each year I've tried to give you gift ideas for your favorite gardener. All year long, I look for fun and unusual things that might catch a gardener's eye. This year, my thoughts ...
Meet Mary February, South Beach Gardener & Tattoo Collector
Up the shady tree-lined Stillman Street between Second and Third streets in South Beach lies a small raised-bed garden nestled between the sidewalk and the Caltrans parking lot's chain-link fence. The tiny garden is full of flowering plants. Yellow ...
- Literary Gardener: Easy does it with shrub pruning right now ...
I've met many gardeners who don't feel completely comfortable about pruning and never take off quite enough wood, because they are nervous about hurting ...and more »
- Press Herald
For Christmas, give these books to the gardener/reader in your life ...
From Shakespeare's gardens to a how-to gardening handbook for the homebrewer, they run the gamut.and more »
- Odessa American
GARDENING: Jefferson was original organic gardener
Floyd is a horticulturist with Texas AgriLife Extension Service. He can be reached at 498-4071 in Ector County or 686-4700 in Midland County or by email at Jeff.Floyd@ag.tamu.edu. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size ...
- Lincoln Journal Star
Sarah Browning: 2017 master gardener applications now available
Lincoln Journal Star
Master gardeners Jack Morris (left), Eve Hoffman and Cleo Wooten teach a composting class at Pioneer's Park. Do you enjoy working in your garden and talking with friends about your newest plant acquisition? Do your friends ask you for advice on their ...and more »
- Cleveland Daily Banner
Teens graduate from Junior Master Gardener program
Cleveland Daily Banner
GRADUATES OF THE JUNIOR MASTER GARDENER program were honored at a recent ceremony at the Bradley County Juvenile Center. From left are, front, Kristin Dunn, Ashley Burger, Alexis Dunn, Selena Stockon, Mashayla Barrera, Bryce Hixson and ...
- Daily Press
Master gardener, science buff creates butterfly farm in local retirement community
Jim Johnston, looks through a butterfly cage in late October. Johnston, a resident of The Chesapeake, raises the insects at the Newport News retirement community. Jim Johnston, looks through a butterfly cage in late October. Johnston, a resident of The ...and more »
- Master Gardener releases book | The Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Bev Johnson, the University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardner from west Otter Tail County, who writes a weekly column for a number of area newspapers ...and more »
- KIII TV3
South Texas Gardener: Benefits of adding Succulents to your Garden
In this edition of the South Texas Gardener, we learn about the benefits succulent plants can add to our garden. KIII 9:00 AM. CST November 26, 2016. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Gabriel Vega, our ...and more »
- Renton Reporter
Give thanks to the Pacific Northwest | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER
The last week of November is the time to be grateful and give thanks that we live in the Pacific Northwest. All year long local gardens share their challenges and disappointments but the reality is we live in the best place on earth for growing plants ...
- The Sun Herald
If Coast could ignore myths, bats could control mosquitoes
The Sun Herald
Terry Thelen has added bat houses to his table at the Ocean Springs Fresh Market on Saturdays at 1000 Washington Avenue, the entrance to downtown Ocean Springs. Wanda Freeland. Wanda Freeland, an organic gardener, lives on 10 acres and believes ...
- Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Sandra Mason: What not to say to the extreme gardener
With world event worries and cold weather concerns, even my dog is getting squirrely. Not "The Shining" kind of squirrelly, but the giggling uncontrollably kind of squirrelly. I get giddy when I discover a new garden catalog in the mailbox, or I ...
GoLocalProv | Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Left Overs
Pie for breakfast feeds gardeners best; surely pumpkin and apple pies are food groups. We keep our strength up. Our equilibrium is harmonious, a quiet venture ...and more »
- Tulsa World
Master Gardener: Never use gypsum, lime without prior research
Lime, or calcium carbonate, is used to raise the pH in soil to make it less acidic. For most lawns in Tulsa, no lime is needed and may be harmful to your grass. Courtesy/Forestry Images. Garden tips. Fertilize cool-season grasses like fescue with 1 ...and more »
- Centralia Chronicle
WSU Master Gardener Program in Lewis County Offers Year-Round Enrollment
Anyone who wants to become a Master Gardener and hone his or her gardening skills is encouraged to enroll in the 11-month Gardener Volunteer Training course. The Washington State University Lewis County Extension office offers year-round enrollment.
- Duluth News Tribune
Ask a Master Gardener: Amaryllis will bloom again
Duluth News Tribune
Q: A friend gave me an amaryllis bulb in December, and it bloomed and bloomed. After the flowers died, I cut them off and the leaves have been green and lush ever since. I've kept it in a sunny window and I'm wondering if it will bloom again, or if it ...and more »
- Everlasting options
Napa Valley Register
Usually I peruse December seed catalogs for tried-and-true selections or interesting newcomers in the vegetable and flower sections. But after growing statice for the first time this year, I am examining the everlasting options more thoroughly ...
- Marin Master Gardener: Hummingbirds, nature's extremists
Marin Independent Journal
Indigenous only to the Americas, hummingbirds were called joyas voladores, flying jewels, by Spanish explorers. Photo by Karen Gideon. By Marie Narlock, IJ correspondent. Posted: 11/25/16, 11:52 AM PST | Updated: 54 secs ago. # Comments.
- Gardener offers water saving advice
Gene Pierce demonstrates where to drill the 1/8" hole in the bottom of the bucket. (Source: WALB). Place two buckets next to bigger trees, they should drain within 25 minutes. (Source: WALB). This bucket technique uses less water than a traditional ...
Hoosier Gardener: Nonprofits support gardening, nature, landscapes this holiday season - Indianapolis StarIndianapolis Star
Hoosier Gardener: Nonprofits support gardening, nature, landscapes this holiday season
We all know about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard about Giving Tuesday? This year it's Nov. 29. With the holidays coming sooner rather than later, here's a way to celebrate by giving to nonprofit organizations ...
- Tillamook Headlight-Herald
Master Gardener classes begins January
The Oregon State University Extension Service's annual Master Gardener training will be held at the Tillamook Bay Community College on Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., starting in January. To obtain a schedule or get more information, please ...and more »
- Learn how to be a Master Gardener
Local residents who would like to learn to be master gardeners can get the training they need. Beginning Jan. 10, a Purdue Master Gardener Program training series will be offered for residents of Johnson County and surrounding areas. The Purdue Master ...
- Reno Gazette Journal
Master Gardener: Force bulbs to bloom indoors this winter
Reno Gazette Journal
Vibrant autumn leaves have fallen and blown away. Winter and its cold temperatures are around the corner. A scarcity of color will soon descend on our landscapes, leaving us longing for the magnificent hues of spring and summer gardens and fall leaves.
- Valley morning Star
Master Gardener Program Signing Up Participants
Hill County residents are being invited to sign up for the Master Gardener Program, a volunteer development program offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The Master Gardener Program is designed to increase the availability of ...
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- Gifts for the gardener
La Crosse Tribune
Recently, the Minnesota Master Gardeners were asked to name their favorite garden tools and books. With Christmas coming, I thought you might be interested in the results. The tool that was recommended by the most Master Gardeners was a hori hori knife.and more »
Fired gardener allegedly had 'vendetta' against murder victim
Johannesburg - An Ermelo woman's suspected killer allegedly threatened her when she fired him for taking a joyride in her car. A neighbour found Issie Dippenaar, 58, the manager of three children's homes in Ermelo, in the boot of her car with an ...and more »
GARDENER STATE: New Jersey Farmers: Thanks for Giving!
Farmers Against Hunger (FAH) was started in 1996 as a way to enable farmers throughout New Jersey to contribute their extra produce to those in need. Loading… Post to Facebook. GARDENER STATE: New Jersey Farmers: Thanks for Giving! Farmers ...
- Apply for upcoming Master Gardener class
Wilson County News
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County is accepting applications for its Master Gardener Intern Training Class. Application deadline is Feb. 3. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from Feb. 22 to May 24, from 12-4 p.m. in the AgriLife ...and more »
- Master Gardener: Reduce, reuse, recycle
I forgot to mention it, but America Recycles Day takes place this month. Started back in 1997 as a way to educate and involve the public in clean-up, recycling and beautification, Keep America Beautiful's awareness event has evolved to become a ...
- The Gardener: It's time for winter cleanup
Rexburg Standard Journal
The first week of November has been beautiful. It has been cool, but mostly sunny and calm. Kathy and I are hoping to get out and play a little late season golf before the snow flies. It seems during this time of year, once a big snowstorm hits, winter ...
- Statesman Journal
Master Gardener Q&A: Fragrant fall flower not holly
Question: A friend of mine told me about a holly plant that flowers in the fall and that the flowers are really fragrant. What's the name of the plant? Answer: The name of the plant is Osmanthus heterophyllus, known sometimes as holly-leaved Osmanthus.
- MSU Extension to host Master Gardener class
SAULT STE. MARIE – Did your garden not turn out the way you had hoped last year? Did those pesky weeds take over your garden space? Was your harvest more or even less than you expected? If you experienced any of these issues or one of many others, ...
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Rutherford County Extension accepting applications for the 2017 Volunteer Master Gardener Training - WgnsradioWgnsradio
Rutherford County Extension accepting applications for the 2017 Volunteer Master Gardener Training
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. This 8-week/40 hour intensive program is designed to train dedicated individuals who desire to improve their horticultural skills and would like to help others ...
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