Gene Ott gave me a cactus. He was bringing his collection indoors for the winter and had some extras. I was a recipient of one of his babies.

7:27 AM Nov 16, 2014

It’s hard not to see it. 

It is that time of year when fruit and vegetable stands and produce isles in area grocery stores are starting to stock up on luscious colored orange pumpkins. 

9:43 AM Oct 2, 2014
Or "garden in the French manner"
 
1:46 PM Sep 30, 2014

by CONNIE JACKSON,

Erie County Master Gardener

Rain gardens, pollinators, living shoreline… 25 Erie County Master Gardeners sampled them all last Monday night touring three public gardens in Sandusky.

8:00 AM Sep 21, 2014

Rain gardens, pollinators, living shoreline… twenty-five Erie County Master Gardeners sampled them all last Monday night touring three public gardens in Sandusky.

11:30 AM Sep 17, 2014
A favorite tree from my childhood was a large white oak outside the dining room window.
 
10:03 AM Sep 15, 2014
It is the end of the summer. It is the time of year when goldenrod bursts into an irresistible profusion of tiny yellow flowers clustered on individual, unbranched leafy stems. In Ohio, the show continues through October.
4:45 AM Sep 1, 2014
Q. I’ve noticed during my nightly walks through town that many people have brown, dead sections on their bushes and shrubs. How did this happen, and what should be done to the dead spots, if anything?
2:34 PM Aug 25, 2014

 

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