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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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Judi Dench: My Passion For Trees

On March 11, 2020, Northumberland Master Gardeners were hosted by Ken Prue at The Loft Cinema at 201 Division Street, Cobourg. Ken screened the film Judi Dench: My Passion For Trees, an Upland Media Production. Judi Dench lives on a … Continue reading

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Amaryllis as Cut Flowers

  Recently I was asked if an amaryllis can be cut and used as a cut flower. Not only is the answer yes, it is good idea for several reasons. Cut stems can last up to 3 weeks. Amaryllis plants … Continue reading

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Caring for Amaryllis After They Bloom

Don’t throw away your amaryllis bulb after it finishes blooming.  You can get it to re-bloom!  With good care most amaryllis bulbs will bloom each winter for years. Here is how: When bloom are finished,  snip off flower stalk about … Continue reading

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Some Helpful Tips For Growing Cannabis

As  Master Gardeners,  we are often asked about how to care for cannabis plants. We felt that it was important for us to be educated not only about cultivation and care, but also the current laws related to cultivating cannabis … Continue reading

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