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It's Seed Season

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about starting seeds indoors.  Go to full article

Building an Ark for the World's Plants

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

Chores and Early May Gardening Tips

Eager to start planting in the garden? Amy Ivy, hortculturist with Cornell Cooperative of Clinton and Essex counties, has some tips.  Go to full article
"Miracle" longlasting tomato
"Miracle" longlasting tomato

Early Spring Chores: What's a Gardener to Do?

The snow is melting. There's rain in the forecast. Gardeners wishing to be outdoors may wonder what they should be doing outside. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's not too early to begin the spring garden cleanup.  Go to full article

Indoor Seeds: What's Worth the Effort?

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about starting seeds indoors. Amy has tips on what seeds to start early from marigolds to tomatoes.  Go to full article

Soil Temperature Key to Seed Germination and Spring Planting

The sun may be out and temperatures are rising, but that doesn't mean it's the right time to plant your new garden. Horticulturist Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley that the key to sprouting seeds is soil temperature.  Go to full article

Starting Seeds Indoors: Timing is Everything

Martha Foley continues her conversation with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the basics for starting seeds early indoors.  Go to full article

A Jump Start on the Garden: Starting Seeds Indoors

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the basics for starting seeds early indoors - from soil to lighting.  Go to full article

Saving and Sowing Seeds: A Summer Gardening Tradition

Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on collecting seeds from favorite flowers for next year's garden. She recommends two books: Nancy Bubel's The New Seed Starters Handbook, and The New England Wild Flower Society Guide to Growing and Propagating Wildflowers of the United States and Canada.  Go to full article

A New Year of Gardening

You could say this is the dead of winter, or you could say it's the start of the 2003 gardening season. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about early plans for the garden.  Go to full article

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