Tag Archives: Echinacea purpurea

The Long View – Meditations on Gardening: Gardening in the Time of Pandemic

Occasional essays by Christa Watters, Extension Master Gardener Photos © Christa Watters Gardening in the Time of Pandemic Gardening is a lot like life, as I’ve often noted in this space. It is one long lesson in patience, and the … Continue reading

Posted in The Long View – Meditations on Gardening | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Long View – Meditations on Gardening: Gardening in the Time of Pandemic

Seeing in the Winter Garden

As the cold of winter approaches, the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden winds down. Shorter days and colder temperatures signal some of the garden perennials that it is time drop leaves and turn brown, while for others it is their time to shine. Continue reading

Posted in Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, MG in the Garden | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Seeing in the Winter Garden

Native Plants for Winter Interest

A number of plants native to our region provide continuing value and interest in our gardens into the winter. Their evergreen foliage or interesting bark add beauty to the landscape, while their berries, seeds, or stems provide support to wildlife through the cold months. Continue reading

Posted in MG in the Garden | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Native Plants for Winter Interest

Photographing the Tried and True Sheets: Part 2 – Capturing Flowers and Fruits

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Part One of Photographing the Tried and True Sheets explored how best to capture the forms of plants and trees in photographs. You can read part one here! This week, a closer look at capturing … Continue reading

Posted in Community Gardens, Demonstration Gardens, Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, MG in the Garden, Public Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment