I wanted to try and find a new gardening book to read and I came across a really good one. If you like history, you will really love this book. The title of the book is Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf. This is a fascinating read that involves our founding fathers from the perspective of how […]
Stop! Don’t throw away that moldy gourd! I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they just threw away their gourds when they started looking like this. Don’t do that next time. Under all that mold is a gem just waiting to be uncovered.
Learn the basics of floral design in this class presented by the Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners.
I have really enjoyed having the Shawnee County Master Gardeners come to the library and we have two more programs in May that you might be interested in. The first is Herb Gardening. I love having fresh herbs right by my back door. They smell wonderful plus it is easy to get to them when […]
We held a drawing in the Lawn and Garden Neighborhood for two ten dollar gift certificates. Congratulations to the winners.
The Master Gardeners of Shawnee County are having a plant sale on May 7th. The library is offering two gift certificates to be used to buy plants at this sale.
On April 14, the library will have the Master Gardeners talking about Vegetable Gardening. They will be in the Anton Room at 7:00 pm.
Yes, it is that time of year again. The sun has made more of an appearance. The grass is starting to show how green it can be. The trees are starting to show some life again. Color is coming back everywhere. My flower beds are also starting to show some color too. But something else […]
Before the farmers and the homesteaders, before the Kansa, the Pawnee and the Kiowa there was the little bluestem, the pale prairie coneflower and the butterfly-weed.
Compost for your garden is a good thing. Find out all about composting at the library with the Master Gardeners.
Daylilies are the perfect perennial because they are easy to grow in Kansas. Find out how easy they are to grow when the Master Gardeners come to the library.