Tag Archives: Master Gardeners

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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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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