Garden Gathering: Managing moles, voles and gophers | Free News

HOOD RIVER – OSU Hood River Extension Central Gorge Master Gardeners welcomes home gardeners of all abilities to look forward to the next series of Garden Gathering educational presentations. These free presentations will be held monthly through October and are designed to be interactive and help you grow as a gardener. The Garden Gathering series … Read more

Add color to your garden with annuals

Since it is already the end of March with April just around the corner, we need to plan what annuals we want to buy this year as the sale of plants and plants will soon be in the stores. Annuals can be used in many different ways in the garden because they are relatively small … Read more

Groundbreaking held for ‘intergenerational’ garden | Merrimack Valley

ANDOVER — While the bees weren’t buzzing and the flowers were blooming, shovels were digging outside the Doherty Middle School Track and Robb Center Monday afternoon. The city is building a pollinator and a garden for children from the nearby youth center and attendants of the nearby senior center. The garden was unveiled during a … Read more

EPA digs into Charlottesville Urban Garden during National Agriculture Week

March 19, 2024 PHILADELPHIA (March 192024) – Today,US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz and Charlottesville Mayor Juandiego Wade marked National Agriculture Week by visiting the urban garden at the high school of Charlottesville to learn from students about their sustainable farming practices and the impact on the community of Charlottesville, Virginia. … Read more

Turning Over a New Leaf: My Garden Rehab Journey | Gardening Tips and How-To Garden Guides

It all happened so quickly. I threw a potluck for my 60th birthday party. An invited guest who happened to be a master stonemason ribbingly insulted the “piles of rubble” that I have decoratively placed around a kidney-shaped pond under my deck. He rearranged said pile, much to my liking, while I was out of … Read more

Agave in the garden in Napa County

Have you heard the term “back season”? Sometimes it refers to times between resorts, when neither winter sports nor summer activities are available. Recently I have been thinking that it also applies to late winter and early spring in our gardens. Many plots of the home garden will be ready to burst with heat-loving crops, … Read more

Fort McPherson’s fast-growing garden has plans for your plate

Fort McPherson resurrected its community garden and participation has nearly doubled, with dozens of residents signing up for a plot. Organizers say this is just the beginning. Last summer, six-year-old Dawson Ford grew his first garden. Every morning, he would wake up, eat his breakfast, then go outside to water the plants. Before going to … Read more

Keep calm and garden on

Esther McGinnis NDSU Extension Last week while teaching class, a student asked me to comment on a recent viral news article that claimed urban agriculture generates six times more carbon than conventional agriculture. After class, I read the news article as well as the original scientific study. What I read left me perplexed and skeptical. … Read more

Shake off winter blues with Master Gardeners’ Garden Day | Local News

DANVILLE – Does the frozen landscape make you daydream about spring flowers and bountiful harvests? It’s time to shake off those winter blues with Illinois Extension and Danville Area Community College. The Vermilion County Master Gardeners are holding their annual Garden Day festival on Saturday, March 9, from 8 am to 4 pm at the … Read more