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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
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