Fall Care For Peonies

  Peony Mary Eddy Jones Peonies are tough plants that can survive some pretty adverse conditions¬† but a little care changes surviving to thriving. Fall care is important. Autumn is the best time to plant bare root peonies and the … Continue reading

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Thugs and Angels in the Garden

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For our August edition of the newsletter, in lieu of a meeting report, I asked members to share stories about the thugs they were battling in their gardens this summer. I received a couple of interesting responses including an unexpected … Continue reading

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Garlic: Planting, Growing and Harvesting

This is a picture of hard necked garlic taken, July 3, 2020. The scapes have been removed and eaten. The leaves have not started to yellow at this point. You will see lettuce and green onions growing at the base … 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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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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