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Plattsburgh, NY, May 07, 2012 — Sunday is Mothers' Day, and maybe you're thinking of one of those hanging flower baskets as a gift. Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for buying and maintaining the "wow" factor for hanging flower baskets. Go to full article
Jane Lammer's Perennial Bliss exhibit continues at First Crush Bistro in Potsdam this month.
Potsdam, NY, Feb 01, 2012 — A new photo exhibit in Potsdam connects art, music, gardens and friendship. Photographer Jane Lammers spent time last spring, summer and early fall in the perennial gardens of three North Country friends.
She also assembled a playlist of music to accompany her exhibit, Perennial Bliss. It includes music by Jean-Pierre Rampal, Yo-Yo Ma and James Galway. The eight photos in the exhibit follow the seasonal flow in flower gardens.
Todd Moe spoke with Jane Lammers about gardens, photography and music. Her show is up through the end of the month at First Crush Bistro in Potsdam. Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 01, 2010 — Last week, it was a conversation about getting an early start on the vegetable garden -- Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy turn their attention to flowers. Go to full article
Jul 14, 2008 — Some parts of the North Country got a good soaking of rain yesterday. But how do you know when enough is enough in the garden? Horticulturist Amy Ivy shares tips on how and when to water the garden. She told Todd Moe that a rain gauge helps. Go to full article
Apr 28, 2008 — Daffodils and tulips are in bloom or close across the region. Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy discuss the best ways to care for and divide garden bulbs and lilies. Go to full article