Tag Archives: gardening

Master gardeners talking herbs & succulents at the library

Your May flowers have already bloomed, but the work is never done in your garden. Neither are the questions: What should you do with all that basil you grew on your windowsill and when is the best time to move your … Continue reading

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Learn how to compost

Why spend money on expensive fertilizers when you can make it yourself? Learn how to “feed” your soil during a composting workshop at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, at our Main Branch. Natalie Gertz-Young from Lake County Soil and … Continue reading

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5 notes for using native plants in your gardens & landscaping

Listen, we all love tulips. But you can create problems when you fill your gardens and yards with non-native plants. You: decrease space for native plants. drive out native animal species, especially pollinators like birds, bees, and butterflies. make gardening … Continue reading

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Get the buzz on native Ohio plants and pollinators

About a third of the food we eat depends on pollinators like birds, bees, or butterflies. And those food sources are becoming more precarious, because pollinator populations are plunging worldwide. You can learn about native Ohio plants and pollinators (and what … Continue reading

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Start your garden this winter

If you have a window in your kitchen, it’s not too soon to begin gardening this year. You can grow herbs and even some vegetables on your windowsill and move them outside if and when you’d like. And we’ve already … Continue reading

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