When The Thrill is Gone

tulipsYour tulips and daffodils produced stunning blooms last year, but this year only beautiful leaves appeared. A few flowers developed, but they were small and unimpressive. Learn what you can do to ensure that they bloom again next spring.
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Seven Months of Spinach

spinach leavesPlanting a cool season crop like spinach can continue producing vegetables throughout the fall, winter, and spring. Learn how one master gardener enjoys nutritious leafy greens from October through April every year.
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Local Natives at a Local Garden

snakeThe Potomac Valley Collection of plants at our local Meadowlark Botanical Gardens consists of local natives. From woodlands to streams, find some new favorites for your garden.
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Garden Sketching

seed headOne of the best ways to become familiar with the details of your garden is to draw. Studying each detail, curve and line gives you a new appreciation of the beauty. Read about one artist’s impressions of her winter garden.
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Alchemist Mixing Pesticides

book coverRead about home concoctions you might be ready to mix to take care of your garden problems. Know that these home remedies are more scientifically based compounds than your grandmother may have used.
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Trips to the Flower Show

plant showDay trips to the Philadelphia Flower Show are found offered by many providers. Take one of these, or participate in one of the many activities and lectures found on our local events calendar.
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