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Pruning a beanstalk

The lawn and garden programs with the Master Gardeners have started at the library and our first one, Starting Seeds, was a great success. In February we will be having another one, Pruning on February 21, 7:00-8:00 pm in the Anton Room. I think this is a great program because, if you are like me, […]

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Gardening and the month of December

I know it is December and not much outdoor gardening can be done but I always look for gardening books. I was also looking because I  had a question about pruning. For me and for maybe for you, pruning can be tricky. Do I prune a certain plant now or in the spring or maybe […]

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The end or maybe just the beginning

As you know, fall is upon us and it won’t be long until winter is here. Outdoor gardening is done for me and it is probably a good thing. I was very frustrated this summer with trying to keep all my plants growing in the very hot summer. So now my attention is on my […]

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The Last One for the Year

Well, we are coming to the end of the Lawn and Garden programs with the Master Gardeners. They have been here every month presenting at least once and sometimes twice on gardening and in particular gardening here in Kansas. I so appreciate the information they have given me especially with the hot summer that we […]

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Ornamental Grasses

Just a few weeks ago, the Master Gardeners had a program here at the library about fall lawn care. Well, they are coming back for a program on ornamental grasses on Oct. 18th 2012 from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium. Ornamental grasses are grasses that are grown as ornamental plants. Some of the more […]

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Midwest Moms-Linda Polly

We have an author coming to the library who has collected recipes and sage advice from some great women. The author is Linda Polly and she will be her on September 27, 2012 from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C. She will be talking about her book, Midwest Moms-Recipes and Advice from the Heartland. […]