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Ixodes Scapularis aka Deer Ticks, Blacklegged Ticks

Ixodes Scapularis aka Deer Ticks, Blacklegged Ticks The population of Deer Ticks seems to be exploding this year.Be careful out there! Because I live in a rural area I have been aware of the risk of encountering deer ticks and … Continue reading

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What Is Not To Love About the July Garden

Day Lily “Jeff Holden” blooming in July, 2019  In lieu of a report of a speaker at our June meeting, Northumberland Master Gardeners would like to share with you what they love about their gardens in July and also share … Continue reading

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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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