I just love the colors of fall. And all of those deep earth tones can be found in one handy packet all wrapped in a husk: calico corn. For many, it is a fall favorite for your centerpiece or as a bow for those outdoor decorations. Calico corn is
Now is the best time to start planting perennials.
Cooler daytime temperatures in the late summer and early fall are key ingredients to keep your plants growing. That pillow of warm soil is also a good place to grow some seeds, especially grass seed. We enter the first week of fall with a sunny
Gardeners are born recyclers. We like to find new ways to use items that have been thrown out and give them new purpose. We grow a bounty of plants and food in the land around us and think ahead to continue the cycle for years to come. And we really
The cooler temperatures of fall are finally starting to filter in, and the Toledo GROWs urban farm near downtown Toledo has pumpkins popping up in plots off Oneida Street. Sister Rita Wienken is the urban gardener for this small vegetable farm, and
The Rossford Beautification Committee is seeking volunteers.
There is always a small war between the gardener and the garden weed. We hunt for them, some people eat them, and we are always trying to come up with a way to get rid of them. We get aching backs hunching over to pull them, ruin almost every pair
I love a thick slab of tomato freshly picked from the garden. It is always good with bacon, lettuce, and mayo but even better with a sprinkle of salt at the end of my fork! Every year, my daughter and I pace the edge of the garden where the tomato
ODOT calls for plant proliferation to aid monarch butterfly.
In the world of garden shrubs, the rose of Sharon has a lot going against it. The leaves are drab with no fall color; the bush is twiggy, stiff, and ungainly; and the light-gray bark is simply dull. But the rose of Sharon has one redeeming quality: