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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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Cutting Back Perennials in Fall

‘Karl Foerster’  Feather Reed Grass Stands up well during the winter providing interest in the winter landscape.    As the growing season ends it is time to think about preparing your garden for winter. What should be done with all … Continue reading

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Plant Beautiful Bulbs

Sandra Pella, Head Gardener at Toronto Botanical Gardens shared advice about choosing and planting spring bulbs. Her photographs were beautiful and in most cases included a pollinator getting food and spreading pollen. Sandra stressed the importance of including very early … Continue reading

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Taking in the Fall: how to enjoy fall color and make use of all those leaves.

This is one of the best times of the year to get out into the woods and onto the trails. The bugs are mostly finished their business of making us into lunch, the days are cool and clear and the … Continue reading

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