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Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Hardening Off Tender Plants

Most experienced gardeners recommend “hardening off” transplants to friends and family. Unfortunately, the response is often a long blank …

Helping Honey Bees

Honey bees have been managed by man for hundreds of years, and we are still learning how to care …

What Tree Should Be Planted?

The assignment was to find the best choice for a new planting of trees. The site evaluation included above- …

Winter Weeds in the Lawn

The months of February, March, and April each year include many contacts by local residents expressing concern about weeds …

Spring Fever

Spring is right around the corner and many gardeners are anxious to get their fingers in the soil. Here …

Is It Oregano?

Oregano is a common culinary and medicinal herb from the mint family (Lamiaceae). It has been used in medicine …

Chain Saw Safety Class Offered

There is currently national concern about chain saw safety, especially since the recent disasters. Cleanup after a storm often …

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