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Blog, Gardening Tips / 30.06.2017

If your perennial flower garden gets a little drab and boring come late summer and fall, think about planting dahlias. Gardeners are always trying to find colorful flowers to keep the show going into autumn, and dahlias are the perfect star to fit the bill....

Blog / 22.05.2015

This is the time of year we begin seeing rose slugs or rose sawflies feeding on rose leaves.  Rose slugs are the larva of the rose sawfly.  They are a tiny green worm less than 1/8 inch when they start feeding.  They feed on the...

Blog / 22.05.2015

The baskets have been hung along Main and Fifth! Candi has finished the large containers downtown, the master gardeners have planted the pots in front of downtown businesses, and the pots at the new pavilion are ready to grow!  We would like to encourage everyone...

Blog / 21.04.2015

EXTRA EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT! Pansy, one of our miniature donkeys, gave birth to Herbie on April 7th. Pansy is mighty proud of her new foal just like any other new mommy. She thinks he’s the cutest thing ever. Herbie enjoys nursing and running around in the pasture. A few tidbits about miniature donkeys: A...

Blog, Fall / 26.10.2014

For many of us, the crisp days of autumn mean a bounty of pumpkins for carving jack-o-lanterns or baking scrumptious pies along with the ingathering of all the other fruits of our labor. But for countless backyard gardeners, autumn is the time to ‘strut their stuff’ before the crowds that gather time again, at local or even national pumpkin growing contests, to see who has grown the most gigantic pumpkin to take home the prize.