2014 City Building Weeding
      By lavender at Sep. 30. 2014. with No Comments
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      Goat’s Beard ( Aruncus doicus)
      By lavender at Sep. 30. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

      We are featuring goats beard this month. This one was introduced into our plant collection by Mary Jo who still grows it in her shade garden. She gifted me with a start 2 or 3 years ago and it has grown into a very nice specimen plant. There are several varieties of goat’s beard. They...

      Straw Bale Gardening
      By lavender at Aug. 2. 2014. with No Comments

      Tired of dealing with poor soil, soil borne diseases or hauling the hose across the yard to water the garden? We’ve found something new for you to try…. straw bale gardening. This method is probably not really new but it went mainstream with the publication of Joel Karsten book that has the improbable title of...

      Foxtail Lily  Eremurus spp.
      By lavender at Aug. 2. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

      We will be looking at some plants from our gardens over the next couple of months. Plants that are growing well are unusual or are just of interest. If you have anything relevant please let us know. We’d love to have something from each member’s garden. The first is the foxtail lily (Eremurus spp. )....


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