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Make succulent terrariums at Mentor Library

Feeling crafty? Then come to our Pinterest craft night at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at our Main Branch. We’ll be making terrariums for succulents. We’ll provide the plants, terrariums and other materials. All you need to bring is … Continue reading

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Get orchid advice from a master gardener

Lake County Master Gardener Susan Cowling offered advice on caring for orchids when she visited earlier this month. She makes recommendations for watering, light, humidity, fertilizer, and potting the lovely (and surprisingly hardy) plants. She also suggests some lovely starter … Continue reading

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Learn how to care for orchids from a master gardener

Orchids are lovely, colorful and—to the novice gardener—intimidating. However, flora fans might be surprised to learn how hardy orchids can be. And they’ll re-bloom regularly if they receive the proper water, light, temperature, humidity and fertilizer. Lake County Master Gardener Susan … Continue reading

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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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