I decided to share some of my personal gardening endeavors from the last couple of months. Gardening is one of my favorite past-times. It is such a satisfying feeling to know the plant I started from seed has now sprouted into flowers or vegetables as a direct result from the nurturing and care I have [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
As many of you already know, the library has hosted many informative sessions with the Master Gardeners. They have presented on topics ranging from lawn care to rain barrels. But the best is yet to come. On Thursday, July 19 2012 from 7:00-8:00 pm, the Master Gardeners will be talking about and actually showing drought [...]
So, with this really warm weather, is your garden growing like mine is? Let me qualify that. What is left of my garden from last year is growing like crazy. My lilacs are blooming right now and smell divine. My tulips have bloomed too and look beautiful. My japanese maple tree is just starting to [...]
I know that it is December and everyone is thinking about Christmas. But yesterday, I got my first seed catalog for the 2012 garden season. And I have to say I was very excited. And now that I am looking at the calendar, I have noticed that the Master Gardeners will be coming back for the [...]
Everyone that I know has to deal with some shade in their garden. I do but I don’t really know what plants to use in a shade garden. I have some hosta and astilbes and they are doing really well. But I would like to grow something else that has beautiful color. Well, on August [...]
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.