My mom did most of the cooking in he house while I was growing up, but my Dad was obsessed with grilling and trying to perfect certain barbecue recipes – I have a feeling this is the case for many people. He will actually be retiring next week, so I expect during my future visits […]
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 […]
If you missed us at last week’s Garden Show at the Kansas Expocentre, here are a few tips and tricks our librarians handed out to more than 600 people who stopped by our booth. Get a library card, and start using the gardening books mentioned in this post, plus hundreds others in our collection.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]