Some Garden Quotes

White Iris growing in the In The White Garden at Sissinghurst Like other groups, Northumberland Master Gardeners have been unable to meet during the month of May. In the absence of a speaker report, we have decided to share some … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Facts About Two Common Vegetables

In these uncertain times, many people are embarking on vegetable gardening. It is very satisfying to sit down to a meal in which you have incorporated some freshly picked foods that you grew and nurtured to the harvest stage yourself. … Continue reading

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Food to Grow by Frankie Flowers

Although written in 2016,  Frankie Flowers book entitled “Food to Grow” continues to be an excellent guide for those planning to grow a vegetable garden. Given the times we are currently in, growing vegetables seems more important than it ever … Continue reading

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Vegetable Gardening Tips From Northumberland Master Gardeners

Like many other groups, Northumberland Master Gardeners were unable to meet in April so we do not have a meeting speaker to report on. Instead, we have decided to complile all of our best vegetable gardening tips and share them … Continue reading

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The Story of the Tomato

The Story of the Tomato is an interesting one.  Loved by many, tomatoes are easy to grow, come in all shapes and sizes and have an interesting history. The tomato has had a rocky past. It was once thought to … Continue reading

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Best Shrubs for Three or Four Season Interest

The panorama of the natural world is sublime, but becomes so much more meaningful for us when we interact with it. In the garden, we interact more readily with plants when they show interesting characteristics that attract our attention. Green … Continue reading

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