Jul 30, 2014 — Farmer's markets and home gardens are bursting with fruits and vegetables. But some people can't make it to the market or have gardens of their own. A new mobile market has teamed up with Garden Share to bring fresh produce right to people's doorsteps. Go to full article
Jul 28, 2014 — Japanese beetles own a particular place in the gardener's journal. They are destructive. They come en masse. They are very hard to get rid of. So they are in that group of insect pests that is at the top of the dreaded-scourges list.
And this year, they are in Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy's garden: her willows, her marigolds, her corn. Everywhere. So she shares her advice on what to do about them with particular feeling. Go to full article
Jul 21, 2014 — Garlic is easy to plant, and doesn't usually require a whole lot of attention as it grows. It comes up, nice and green, first thing in the spring, like daffodils. Timing the harvest is trickier, though. And treating it right can help keep the bulbs fresh and firm for months.
Jul 17, 2014 — Ripe berries and growing tomatoes may be the focus for most gardeners right now, but last week a different kind of flower bloomed in the garden outside of the NCPR in... Go to full article
Jul 14, 2014 — It's illegal to fertilize a lawn with phosporous in New York State. The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a press release around last week with that reminder... Go to full article
Jul 07, 2014 — Right about now, the roadsides can look more like flower gardens than some gardens do. Wonderful abundant mixes of color, texture, height: all the qualities you look for.... Go to full article
Jun 30, 2014 — It's hard for a gardener to complain about this stone-summer weather. Heat, sun, plus a little rain here and there are a great combination to kick plants into high gear for... Go to full article
Jun 16, 2014 — Aren't the peonies lovely? And the first roses to bloom so pretty and fragrant? Along with the iris and the first day lilies, they give gardeners an early-summer shot of... Go to full article
Jun 09, 2014 — The tiniest weeds might just be you're most important job right now. It's like the old "pound of prevention" saying. You can deal with a million weeds in a very short time,... Go to full article