Annuals

January: A Time To Reflect and Plan For Spring

I asked members of Northumberland Master Gardeners to tell us how they keep in touch with their gardens in January. Tanya Crowell tells us what she likes best about her garden is January are the swaying grasses. They give something … Continue reading

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Garden Tasks For August

Liatris also known as blazing star, looks spectacular in the August garden. It is a north american wildflower that is an attractive addition to the flower garden. It makes an excellent cut flower and as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Plants For Pollinators

  A Bumble Bee Photographed on a Chive Flower,  June 18,2019Every home gardener enjoys having a garden and each have a preferred style of garden they enjoy keeping. Some are delighted to nurture their favorite flowers and shrubs for purely … Continue reading

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Your Independent Grocer Garden Centre

At  the April Northumberland Master Gardener meeting we  were pleased to welcome Rosa from Port Hope’s Independent Grocer Garden Centre. Rather than making a presentation Rosa chose to answer questions from group. Lots of good questions asked and information given. … Continue reading

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Dahlias

At their  March 11 2015  meeting, Northumberland  Master Gardeners were pleased to welcome Marian Jean of Oakridge Dahlias. Marian provided many beautiful pictures and a great deal of information on growing dahlias. Dahlias come in a large variety of  heights … Continue reading

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Vegetable Gardening

Our speaker for  the Jan 2015 Northumberland Master Gardener meeting was Betty DeLong. Betty talked about growing vegetables.  Much of her insight was first hand as  she grew up on a farm and grew a vegetable garden while raising a … Continue reading

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