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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Plant Parenthood, Return of the House Plant – Presentation by Jeff Mason

The “20 something” generation has become enamoured with house plants.  As they often live in condos and high rise buildings without garden space, they have turned to houseplants as a way of having green things growing around them. There are several … Continue reading

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Garden Trends for 2020

Garden Trends for 2020 By Tanya Crowell, M.G. Garden season is mostly over now and there is little work to keep a gardener busy in these short cold days of November. Thus my mind naturally turns to planning next year’s … Continue reading

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Rock Garden: Rejuvenation of a Horticultural Landmark by Dr David Galbraith

At the October meeting, a very interesting and informative presentation was given to Northumberland Master Gardeners by Dr. David Galbraith, Head of Science for the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington.  His talk entitled The RBG Rock Garden: Rejuvenation of a … Continue reading

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