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News stories tagged with "amy-ivy"
by Martha Foley
Plattsburgh, NY, Jul 25, 2011 — The string of sunny summer weather has been fine for beaches and barbecues. But the dry spell, punctuated by spotty, drenching rains, has been tough on the vegetable patch. Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley about blossom end rot on tomatoes and peppers, and confront the realities of japanese beetles. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jun 27, 2011 — Just like weeding, thinning the vegetable or perennial garden reduces stress on plants. Thinning creates more space and a healthier environment for plants to grow. Horticulturist Amy Ivy, with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton and Essex counties, gives Todd Moe a gardener "pep talk". Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jun 13, 2011 — The bugs are back -- crawling, flitting and eating their way through treasured plants. Knowing what's doing the damage is half the battle in winning the pest control war. Todd Moe talks with Cornell Cooperative horticulturist Amy Ivy about some tips for finding and identifying the "bad boys" in the garden. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Mar 21, 2011 — It's spring! Todd Moe talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about early spring garden chores. Okay, there's still snow on the ground in some parts of the North Country. But Amy says the garden is awakening. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Mar 14, 2011 — A community dinner in Plattsburgh next Saturday night will showcase local produce, meat and dairy products. Horticulturist Amy Ivy tells us more about the "Food from the Farm" event. She's hoping it will energize consumers about buying locally grown food in the late winter months. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Mar 07, 2011 — Todd Moe and horticulturist Amy Ivy take a break from the snowy weather to talk about a favorite garden fruit. Growing strawberries in your own garden is easier than you might think. Amy has some tips for growing strawberries in pots or plots this spring. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 21, 2011 — Forget those freezing temperatures in the forecast for a few moments. Todd Moe and horticulturist Amy Ivy begin a series of conversations about starting seeds indoors. It's a sure sign of spring, right? Amy begins with tips for setting up up the proper lighting. Go to full article