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Plants are popping up all over

It was our second work week in the demo garden.  When we first arrived it appeared that it was still mostly daffodils and some tulips that had opened.  Boy, were we mistaken.  There is a lot that is starting to … Continue reading

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Admiring our work and it’s time to get busy

The volunteers gathered in the garden for the first time this Spring.  The first thing we did was admire all the Daffodil and Tete-A-Tete bulbs we planted in the Fall.  We said we couldn’t wait until Spring and it’s here … Continue reading

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It’s Autumn – or is it?

The nights have been very crisp lately, some nights in the 40’s.  The days however haven’t decided what they want to do.  We have had some 70’s, 80’s and some 90’s still popping up now and then.  We’re starting to … Continue reading

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Garden Maintenance

When we arrived at the garden they were checking the watering system so it’s a good time to talk about how we water the garden.  It was an absolutely gorgeous day.  Not raining and not too hot.  After so much … Continue reading

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It’s For the Birds

The Master Gardener volunteers were busy weeding, deadheading, and planting more donations; but the highlight was putting up some birdhouses. Many of the perennials have bloomed out and now the Rudbeckia, Black Eyed Susans, daisies, Russian Sage and salvia are in … Continue reading

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It’s Garlic Time

It was another nice day in the garden.  It got hot early.  By 10:00 it was nice working in the shade.  Beth planted the rest of the roses in the memorial garden and everyone else spread out and tended to … Continue reading

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The Memorial Garden

Last blog we showed the upper memorial garden and how we dug out the barberries and decided to make it a rose garden.  That was the highlight this week.  Before we get into what we planted and how we planted … Continue reading

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