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Wider Impact From Pesticide Spray Drift

Spray drift from pesticides might travel farther and last longer than first thought. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Seedlings: Treat Those Young Plants Right

Gardeners across the North Country are sowing the seeds of their summer harvest. They're also putting in tomatoes and other tender transplants. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy for some last minute tips.  Go to full article

A Gardener's Guide to Frost

If you garden in the North Country, you've got a personal relationship with frost. It marks the beginning and the end of the season, but there are ways around those deadlines. Martha Foley talks with Phil Harnden, founder of the North Country Garden School, advocate of Garden Share, and author of a new book: A Gardener's Guide to Frost.  Go to full article

Study: Lawn Chemicals Killing Birds

Lawn pesticides are killing a lot more than grubs and weeds, according to the National Audubon Society. They want to let people know that if they use the chemicals, they are...  Go to full article

Planting Trees Properly

It's not too late to plant trees, if you know how. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on how to get young trees off to a good start.  Go to full article

Garden Design: What and Where to Plant

There's still time to design your vegetable garden this spring. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about how to prepare a garden map, save space and minimize...  Go to full article

Dividing Perennials: Tools and Techniques

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about dividing perennials, a common maintenance chore in the flower garden this time of year.  Go to full article

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about digging in the dirt and the best tools for getting rid of weeds.  Go to full article

"Woodsy" Wildflowers: Among the first Blossoms of Spring

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the dos and don'ts of growing wildflowers in the garden, from Spring Beauty to Lady Slippers.  Go to full article

Gardeners, On Your Mark!

Okay, there's still snow on the ground in some parts of our region, but last weekend's sunshine and mild temperatures drew some of us out into the garden. Martha Foley talks...  Go to full article

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