May Garden Highlights and Tasks

Northumberland Master Gardeners would like to share what they like best about their May Gardens and some of the tasks that they are planning to accomplish. Tanya Crowell tells us that the big activity in her garden this spring is … Continue reading

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Adding Native Plants to your Landscape

You have probably heard and read a lot lately about adding native plants to your landscape. Before we continue, let’s establish what a native plant is. A native plant is a plant that grew in the region prior to European … Continue reading

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LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER

LIST OF PLANTS RECOMMENDED BY TATTOED GARDENER Syneilesis aconitifolia Jeffersonia Dubia Deinanthe caerulea, Spigelia marilandica, Podophyllum pleianthum,   CLEMATIS Freckles – tiny flowers difficult to grow Empress – Raymond Evison Avant guarde Crystal Fountain Tie Dye – Jacomanii Vienella Clematis … Continue reading

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Paul Gellatly: “The Tatooed Gardener”

Known as the “Tatooed Gardener” Paul Gellatly has a significant presence on facebook and Instagram, with millions of followers. His presentation for NMG centered on two themes. Firstly, he talked about design principles and then he recommended his favorite plants … Continue reading

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Hardening Off Your Annuals

Before planting your precious seedlings into the garden, they need to be “hardened off”. This term literally refers to the toughness of the stem and entails a short period of acclimatization. Hardening off prepares the plants for fluctuation of temperatures, … Continue reading

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Starting Seedlings

  There are several reasons why you might want to consider starting some seeds indoors for transplanting in your garden later. The most obvious reason is that heat-loving plants such as tomatoes and peppers need a head start in order … Continue reading

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