Archive for October, 2012

Cute uses for Ball Jars.

Check out some really cute ideas for decorating and using Ball jars:


Continue Reading October 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM Leave a comment

University of Illinois Extension is a wealth of good information.

“Everything you need to know about the fall season from the University of Illinois Extension”

Continue Reading October 30, 2012 at 10:08 AM Leave a comment

Watering trees, shrubs and evergreens — keep at it

Although the heat of summer has passed and the cooler temperatures and periodic showers of fall have arrived, watering trees and shrubs is still the single most important fall chore this year, so don’t put the hose away yet!

Continue Reading October 29, 2012 at 10:09 AM Leave a comment

Bulbs: How deep to plant them.

For spacing: small bulbs should be spaced about 3 inches apart, with the larger ones spaced 5 to 6 inches apart.

Continue Reading October 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM Leave a comment

How to Compost your leaves.

Your leaves are gold! Don’t throw them away. They contain nutrients that, when returned to the soil, improve pH, build organic matter, and literally feed your plants. Here’s how you can turn that gold into green:

Continue Reading October 23, 2012 at 10:36 AM Leave a comment

Free download-able pumpkin carving stencils available.

Carve a pretty harvest-theme motif into your Halloween pumpkins this year using our free stencils featuring leaves, pinecones, owls,

Continue Reading October 22, 2012 at 10:06 AM Leave a comment

Reminder: Garden Club Meeting this Saturday at noon.

We’re having as pot luck luncheon, slideshow and officers’ elections.

Continue Reading October 18, 2012 at 10:07 AM Leave a comment

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