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Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 14, 2011 — It's still too early for serious pruning outdoors. But horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for cutting younger branches from spring-flowering trees and forcing them into early bloom indoors, long before the trees outside are beginning to open their buds. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 07, 2011 — Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for propagating indoor plants this month. It's an inexpensive way to increase your indoor garden and prep some seedlings, like geraniums, for spring transplanting outdoors. Amy told Todd Moe that indoor plant propagation is easy, but there are a few rules to follow. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jan 31, 2011 — Now is the time to assess mid-winter landscapes. There's lots of snow out there, but there are ways to add interest to flower beds and garden plots even in winter. Horticulturist Amy Ivy joins Todd Moe to talk about the beauty in the winter garden and tips for planning future winter gardens featuring ornamental grasses, shrubs and perennials. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Aug 23, 2010 — Some of what you pull out of the garden this season could be used to help nourish the soil next spring. Compost is simply decomposed organic material. While it may seem mysterious or complicated, horticulturist Amy Ivy told Todd Moe that composting is a very simple and natural process. She shares some tips. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Aug 16, 2010 — You've eaten, canned and maybe dried vegetables from the garden this summer, and it's still producing plenty of fresh produce. Sometimes this extra bounty is wasted, left to rot on the plant or picked and left on the kitchen counter until it's too late. Todd Moe talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about ways to donate excess veggies from the garden to a local food bank, soup kitchen or community center. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Aug 09, 2010 — Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about beneficial garden bugs: ladybugs, praying mantis, and other good garden insects provide safe, natural biological solutions to pest control problems in flower and vegetable beds. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jul 26, 2010 — Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about filling those bare spots in the garden. Maybe you've dug up the garlic or finished off the spinach. Amy has ideas for those "opportunities" in the vegetable garden. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jul 05, 2010 — Hazy, hot and humid best describes this week's weather forecast, and a few scattered showers, too. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about how gardeners deal with weather extremes in mid summer -- heat and rain. Go to full article