Monthly Archives: June 2010

What's Up With My Hydrangea?

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Most hydrangeas flower on the wood they made last year. Which means right after it finished flowering last year, it began making flower buds, which would become this year’s flowers.

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Gardening is a Hazardous Sport

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Pruning roses?  Thorns can all out lacerate.  Bugs? Encountering a ground-nest of bees while digging a new garden, can be a bummer buzz.  Sunburn? That garden project took MUCH longer than it was supposed to. You might imagine gardening and plant maintenance is a walk in the park but there are things to watch out […]

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Diggin' the natives; Prairie Dropseed

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Sporobolis heterolepsis, or Prairie Dropseed, is a fine textured native grass with late summer seed heads and fall into winter color.

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Shaking up Blogger Bloom Day

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No flowers were injured in the process of making these strange photos. Shake things up!

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Master Gardener Garden Tour

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The gardens are the personal gardens of Penn Sate Master Gardeners. Each garden is different. See a range of things from a no-mow garden to a topiary rabbit. There are herb gardens, veggie gardens and a faerie garden. Each garden also has displays with info to help you become a better gardener.

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Diggin' the Natives; Butterfly Weed

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Asclepias tuberosa – Butterfly Weed is this week’s native plant to dig!

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