And the winner is ... 2017! We made the record books last week. It has been warm and wet start to 2017. According to the National Weather Service records for Toledo, we broke the record for the most consecutive days above freezing for the month of
About every 10 days — or when I remember — I water the eight geranium plants that clutter the kitchen floor. The geraniums are in various states of living and dying. There are many dead leaves and blossoms, but looking closely there are
I have been a Master Gardener for 18 years. I always know how long it has been, because I started my classes just after my daughter was born. It was such a magical time with a 3 year old and a newborn at home. The house was a wreck from one end to
Get your scissors ready. This will be one column you will want to keep on the fridge. I refer to our local extension offices all of the time, and I think they are a fantastic resource for everyone: from the beginner who has grass growing around her
Salt and ice-melting chemicals can take a toll on your plants.
OK, put your right hand up and your left hand on the newspaper. Let’s get those New Year’s resolutions on the record. Now, repeat after me: I (state your name) resolve to figure out the real meaning of the numbers on the bag of
The tree skirt is bare, and the living room floor is stuffed with drifts of wrapping paper and boxes. What a glorious morning, sharing special gifts with your family and friends. Some of those special gifts, like amaryllis bulbs, will continue to
Even during this holiday season, with winter upon us, you might find some gardening to do.
A little planning can go a long way with holiday decorations.
Some tips for gift giving that don’t cost you a lot of green.