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The February 2020 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.
This month’s offerings include
❀ How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights
❀ Planning An Edible Landscape
❀ Seeds: Selecting and Starting
❀ Introduction to Slovenian AŽ Hive Accessible Urban Beekeeping
❀ Build Healthy Soil and Manage Water in Your Yard
❀ Spring Lawn Care, and
❀ Winter Pruning for Woody Plants Continue reading
What can we as gardeners do to adapt to climate change? While predictions about climate change and its impacts appear nothing short of apocalyptic, adapting to the changes to come will require a return to gardening fundamentals. Continue reading
Gardens with rich, dense and diverse plantings—not bare land—attract and provide food for these organisms. They, in turn, move through the soil, aerating, enriching and making it more porous and absorbent. Whatever your “crop”—perennials, annuals, vegetables or fruits—you can join the growing movement of “soil gardeners” who care for their soil in order to grow better, more successful gardens. Continue reading
Book Review of Life in the Soil: A Guide for Naturalists and Gardeners by James B. Nardi. – Thanks to Master Naturalist Kathleen Luisa for sharing her article.
“This is one of the best, most thorough and most completely enjoyable books I’ve read on, well, dirt.” Continue reading