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News stories tagged with "spring"

An Early Start to Next Year's Garden

As the garden winds down for the year, it's not too early to think about preparing a new plot for next year. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on fall prep work in the garden and planning for next spring.  Go to full article

Commentary: Who's To Blame for the Cool Spring?

It's been a late, cool spring. And after such a rugged winter, too.
Commentator Elle Garrell Berger thinks she knows why we've had to wait so long for a little warmth.  Go to full article

Seedlings: Treat Those Young Plants Right

Gardeners across the North Country are sowing the seeds of their summer harvest. They're also putting in tomatoes and other tender transplants. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy for some last minute tips.  Go to full article

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about digging in the dirt and the best tools for getting rid of weeds.  Go to full article

Gardeners, On Your Mark!

Okay, there's still snow on the ground in some parts of our region, but last weekend's sunshine and mild temperatures drew some of us out into the garden. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about spring garden prep work.  Go to full article

Commentary: The Sweet Sound of Spring

Commentator Betsy Kepes introduces us to her family's backyard maple syrup operation, a sure sign of spring.  Go to full article

April Snow and Cold: What's a Gardener to do?

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about some early April gardening chores, despite the snow and cold: spring pruning.  Go to full article

Amy Ivy and Martha Foley talk about spring interrupted, by snow and cold.

It's spring, but a cold snap brought snow and freezing temperatures. What about those tender daffodil shoots?  Go to full article

River Ice Moves: Still Some Risk of Floods

After a hard winter, the North Country's frozen rivers are breaking up, sending rafts of ice a foot thick downstream. In parts of the region, ice jams have formed, flooding fields and front yards. As Brian Mann reports, the melt has been orderly so far, with no damaged buildings, but with rain showers in the forecast officials are still nervous.  Go to full article

The Fall Garden: Thinking Ahead to Spring

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about planting bulbs for next summer's garden.  Go to full article

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