Category Archives: Sustainable Landscaping

The Hospitable Gardener: Welcoming Birds to Your Garden

Birds are some of the most visible and charming visitors to our gardens. Are you interested in being a better host to them? This talk will provide practical cultural tips and plant suggestions to invite them in and help your feathered guests feel at home. Continue reading

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Soil Health

Want to grow more flavorful tomatoes? Want to produce more colorful blooms? Healthy plants need healthy soil to do their best.  Continue reading

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Challenges of the Summer Garden, Part I

What happened to your beautiful spring garden? Summer got you and your garden down? Plants drooping, insect attack, aggressive weeds and is that a fungus? Join Extension Master Gardener Beth Buffington for tips on what you can do right now and what you can plan to do to make sure your summer garden thrives in the future. Continue reading

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Native Vines for the Home Garden

Vines can fill a variety of roles in the garden, either serving as ground covers or providing an attractive vertical element in the landscape as they grow on fences, trellises, or walls. Elaine Mills presents characteristics and attributes of the native vines as well as explain maintenance tips and ideas for their landscape uses. Continue reading

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