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Here’s How to Grow Your Own Rosemary
The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension continue their series on growing your own herbs.  This week it's rosemary; a versatile, aromatic plant that has benefits to add for every room in the house.
Time to Check on the Bulbs You Stored in the Fall
Not many are complaining about forecast temperatures near 60 for the next 48 hours. The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension aren't complaining either, but they do suggest you check on tubers you stored at the end of last season.
Take Part in The Great Backyard Bird Count
If you think birds are as important as flowers and shrubs to your backyard this is right up your alley.  The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension are helping organize The Great Backyard Bird Count and want your help.
African Violets – A Lesser Flower, I Think Not
While the African Violet may not be the first flower that pops into your head when thinking holidays, few flowers have an association with as many holidays and traditions. They are a little finicky to grow, but with tips from the Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension you can br…
Keep House Plants Healthy & Beautiful With These Tips
Your ability to control the environment makes growing indoor house plants easier. Unfortunately that also benefits the growth of pests, plus a lack of "natural predators" means they can multiply quickly.  The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension offer so…
Sick of the Cold? Escape to Your Happy Place, the Garden
It may be cold, snowy and windy; but, that doesn't mean you can't escape to your happy place, the garden.   Seed catalogs are out making it the perfect time to make some gardening New Year's Resolutions.  And as always, the Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extens…
Gift Ideas for the Gardener on Your List
Everyone has someone on their Christmas list that is nearly impossible to get a good gift. For me it was always my Grandfather.  Then a cousin showed me the way, my Grandfather loved to garden.  Now here come the Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension with great g…
Here’s How to Keep Your Real Christmas Tree Fresh
For the first time in recent memory we didn't cut our own Christmas Tree.  We did purchase a real tree from a local greenhouse, though.  The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension say if you don't have time to cut your own, getting it from a LOCAL grower is key to…
How To Keep Poinsettias Looking Beautiful Thru The New Year
I'm not sure their has been an official declaration; but let's face it, Poinsettias are the flower of the holidays.  Many use them for decorating from Thanksgiving through the New Year.  The Master Gardeners at Cornell Cooperative Extension have some tips on keeping them loo…

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