Are Colored Mulches Safe?
      By lavender at Feb. 11. 2016. with No Comments
      Posted in: Uncategorized

      Is colored mulch safe for plants? There is certainly a lot of controversy surrounding these colored mulches. We may be asking the wrong question when we put the emphasis on the colorant. The problem with colored mulches is that often they are made of scrap wood. This is actually the most dangerous aspect when dealing...

      Burning Bush (Euonymus )
      By lavender at Feb. 11. 2016. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

      We received a number of burning bushes, both small starts and 6-8 inch plants, at the spring plant sale. This is a very showy plant in the fall and it might make an interesting bush to incorporate into some of our plantings. There are some things one should know about this shrub before planting it....

      Gift Wrapping
      By lavender at Dec. 17. 2015. with No Comments
      Posted in: Events

      The Down to Earth Garden Club will be wrapping gifts at the DuBois Mall from Friday, December 18 through Christmas Eve. The group will be there from 10 a.m. (or earlier) until 9 p.m. every day and until closing on the 24th. The station this year will be along the main corridor near General Nutrition...

      Volunteer of the Year Award
      By lavender at Nov. 20. 2015. with No Comments
      Posted in: Uncategorized

      Congratulations to our hard working member who received the Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with the Downtown Renaissance Group and the Down to Earth Garden Club. 

      Deptford Pink  Dianthus armeria
      By lavender at Oct. 4. 2015. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

        The rain has brought three self-sowing annuals back to my yard, plants that I haven’t seen in a number of years. The seeds have apparently been lying dormant just waiting for appropriate conditions to germinate. The one that has benefited most from the overly moist conditions in a little pink wildflower that has made...


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