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Yes, I know we’re having a very dry summer but at least some garden produce, and some flowers, love the Mediterranean climate. Take tomatoes. We have TONS of tomatoes. We’re canning, freezing, cooking down, roasting…and feeding the...
Phil Harnden, exec director of GardenShare, sent me this story a couple of days ago. Who knows, maybe Phil will get one of these going around here. Do check out the film–at least the second or third episode posted at the Truck Farm...
News stories tagged with "gardens"
Feb 03, 2006 — You've heard about the ark Noah built to save the world's animals. Now comes news of another kind of ark - one designed to help save the world's plants. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Sandy Hausman has that story. Go to full article
Jan 23, 2006 — Winter returned over the weekend, making it difficult to think about planning the garden. How do you start when every time you open the door there seems to be an excuse to close it again? It's too soon to start seeds, but horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's a good time to start an inventory of gardening supplies and equipment. She shares some tips with Todd Moe. Go to full article
Aug 02, 2005 — Fort Ticonderoga, the 18th century garrison on the southern tip of Lake Champlain, includes historic gardens containing thousands of flowers, plants and herbs. 1920s landscape architect Marion Coffin designed a pleasure garden for the Pell family's summer home, the Pavilion, at the Fort. It was neglected and almost forgotten until, about ten years ago, workers began to restore the garden to Coffin's plan. Todd Moe toured the King's Garden with Landscape Curator Katie Elzer-Peters. Go to full article
Aug 01, 2005 — Adirondack gardens, historic and contemporary, are profiled in the new book, Gardens Adirondack Style. It's the first book from photographer and writer Janet Loughrey. Loughery grew up in Glens Falls and lives in Portland, Oregon. She told Todd Moe the book profiles gardeners who have overcome the region's rugged mountain climate. Go to full article
Aug 23, 2004 — Sooner or later gardeners come across the word "compost". It's a garden task that has a reputation for being difficult to master. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about late-summer composting. Go to full article
Jul 26, 2004 — Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about perennials that are past their peak--poppies, daisies and daylilies--and how they can still add interest to the garden Go to full article
Jul 19, 2004 — If you haven't checked your tomato plants in the last 15 minutes or so, they could be getting away from you. Horticulturist Amy Ivy and Martha Foley talk about suckers, staking, cracking, blossom end rot and slow ripening. Go to full article