2014 Gift Wrapping
      By lavender at Dec. 7. 2014. with No Comments
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      To accommodate the early birds this year the Down to Earth Garden Club will be gift-wrapping at the mall on Friday, Dec. 12th through Tuesday December 16 near the front entrance. The group will be back to accommodate the late comers on Tuesday, December 23 and Wednesday, December 24. The gift-wrapping station on those two...

      Aquaculture Tour 2014
      By lavender at Dec. 3. 2014. with No Comments
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      Fall on the Brady Street Parking Lot 2014
      By lavender at Dec. 3. 2014. with No Comments
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      We used grasses this year instead of corn stalks due to a crop failure. They are pretty but don’t hold up as well. 

      Swamp Milkweed   (Asclepias incarnate)
      By lavender at Nov. 26. 2014. with No Comments
      Posted in: Plants

        Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnate) is our featured plant of the month. It was brought to mind by one that bloomed in our plant collection this summer and was mislabeled as phlox. Since no one wanted to grow it for future division I put it on the embankment in the bed across from Harley-Davidson where...

      Root Pruning
      By lavender at Nov. 26. 2014. with No Comments

      When we dig up plants for transplanting, we are usually careful to dig deep and wide so that we do not break any on the roots. We are now going to examine some situations where you might want to deliberately remove roots and the safest way to do that removal. The most common need for...


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