Indoor Plants

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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Sprouts and Microgreens

On November 12 , our monthly speaker was Dana Smith who gave  a talk on growing salad greens in  the form of sprouts and microgreens. Sprouts and microgreens can be grown year round as a fresh and nutrition packed addition … Continue reading

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Bonsai

On June 11, 2014 the Northumberland Master Gardeners welcomed Joan Greenaway to their  meeting. Joan Greenaway is a founding member of the Matsuyama Society of Durham Region. Joan gave an interesting and informative power point presentation on Japanese Bonsai, a … Continue reading

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