An Illegal Alien at Longwood Gardens
      By lavender at Sep. 23. 2019. with No Comments
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      Saprophytic plants are not unusual in nature. These are plants that live off of dead and decaying matter. They cannot make their own food as they contain no chlorophyll and cannot photosynthesize. Most of them are found in defined locations since they have a very specific arrangement with their environment. While some such as mistletoe...

      Varieties, Cultivars, Hybrids…..Oh My!
      By lavender at Sep. 23. 2019. with No Comments
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      It is important to know the difference between cultivars, hybrids and varieties for propagation as well as legal reasons. Hybrids are fairly simple and most people who deal with plants are familiar as to how they are produced. Two plants of the same species or closely related species are crossed. This is done by placing...

      Down to Earth Garden Club 2019 Plant Sale List and Info.

      The Down to Earth Garden Club plant sale will be held at the BMP parking lot at 1263 Maple Ave. This is on the left close to the intersection of Shaffer Road and Maple Ave. The dates are May 17-May 18. The sale will run from 7:00 am-5:30 pm on Friday and from 8:00 am...

      Lunch and Learn: Air Plants
      By lavender at Feb. 27. 2019. with No Comments
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      Whether you’re a green thumb gardener or someone with little to no luck with plants, you could really enjoy the exotic looking air plant. As part of the library’s “Lunch and Learn” program the Down to Earth Garden Club is doing a series of discussions on subjects related to gardening. The second program in the...

      Join us to Plant a Fairy Garden
      By lavender at Feb. 1. 2019. with No Comments
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      The weather outside is “frightful” but the DuBois Public Library can offer a bit of spring and a cup of coffee to the winter weary. As part of the library’s “Lunch and Learn” program the Down to Earth Garden Club will be doing a series of discussions on subjects related to gardening. The first of...


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