Monthly Archives: October 2018

the Caterpillar and the exoSkeleton – a Halloween Video

Oooh – Happy Halloween! These creepy crawly caterpillars eat their own skins! Continue reading

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Fall Fruit at Glencarlyn Garden

Learn all about Diospyros virginiana, the common or American persimmon, a plant native to the eastern and midwestern United States – with a delicious persimmon recipe as well. Continue reading

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November/December 2018 Public Education Events

Get ready for the coming seasons with Extension Master Gardeners!
Register for these classes in November & December – Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them; Putting Your Garden to Bed; Gardening to Attract Wildlife in a Yard of Any Size and The Edible Oasis: Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards.

The Extension Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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TREE: Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)

The beautiful Sassafras tree offers three-season interest: globelike clusters of chartreuse flowers in spring, leaves with three distinct shapes, dark blue fruit in red cups in summer, and foliage ranging from orange to crimson to purple in fall. Continue reading

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