Amaryllis as Cut Flowers

  Recently I was asked if an amaryllis can be cut and used as a cut flower. Not only is the answer yes, it is good idea for several reasons. Cut stems can last up to 3 weeks. Amaryllis plants … Continue reading

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Caring for Amaryllis After They Bloom

Don’t throw away your amaryllis bulb after it finishes blooming.  You can get it to re-bloom!  With good care most amaryllis bulbs will bloom each winter for years. Here is how: When bloom are finished,  snip off flower stalk about … Continue reading

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Some Helpful Tips For Growing Cannabis

As  Master Gardeners,  we are often asked about how to care for cannabis plants. We felt that it was important for us to be educated not only about cultivation and care, but also the current laws related to cultivating cannabis … Continue reading

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What’s the Nature of the Natural Environment in Health Care

The speaker at our January meeting was Peggy Chi. Peggy Chi is a landscape architect, dementia care mapper, and a PhD candidate in health services research at the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation based at the University of … Continue reading

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Growing Something New in Your Social Media Feed

Screen time spent scrolling through social media is perhaps the antithesis of gardening.  Sitting quietly inside, head down toward the blue-lit phone, digesting comments, advertising and lists of random information in rapid succession is all a stark contrast to an … Continue reading

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Some Tips to Keep In Mind When Arranging Your Winter Containers

This arrangement was created by one of the participants at our Winter Container Workshop When you are planning your winter containers keep these tips in mind Use seasonal branches and berries.  Cedar, spruce  eucalyptus, magnolia, white pine redtwig dogwood,  red … Continue reading

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