Tag Archives: Master Gardeners

Video: Perfect perennials for constant color in your garden

Master Gardener Shelley Baeslack explained how you can use perennials to create interest in your garden all four seasons when she visited our library last week. If you missed her talk (or wish to revisit it,) we filmed it and … Continue reading

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Perfect perennials for continuous color

Learn how to create color in your garden all year during a free gardening program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at our Main Branch A volunteer from the Master Gardener program will demonstrate how to add continuous color … Continue reading

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Learn about the care & maintenance of roses

Roses are beautiful and can brighten any garden. They can also be fickle, if you don’t know how to grow them. Learn about the care and maintenance of roses with an expert from Petitti Garden Centers during a special program at … 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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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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