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  • Keep annuals blooming by removing spent blossoms. Prune suckers and water sprouts from apple trees. Enjoy local peaches. Plant Chinese cabbage, endive, snap beans, kohlrabi, lettuce and radish for fall harvest. Cut back mints, oregano, and savory to promote bushy growth. Harvest summer squash when they are young and tender. Blanch celery a week before […]

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  • Benefits of Native and Ornamental Grasses as an Option to Turf Grass by Joshua Fietz, TBG Horticulturist Click here to watch Joshua’s video! Turf grass was initially used to provide an active space in yards, creating a great surface for play and events.  This gave people a great reason to maintain the grass and keep […]

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  • Here are the 2013 Top 10 varieties, chosen by our horticulture staff. These will be for sale during our spring plant sale! 1. Viola ‘Etain’ Violet This viola lights up the shade garden from early summer through fall with its large lemon-yellow flowers fringed in purple. Plant at the front of the perennial border or […]

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  • Winter Blooms

    February 20, 2013
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    It may be winter, but new things are always sprouting at Toledo Botanical Garden! Last week, Greenhouse Supervisor Susan Noblet spoke with 13 ABC about winter-blooming plants, including witch hazel and Lenten roses. To watch Susan’s video, click here!    

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  • Plant Labels at TBG

    February 04, 2013
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    Plant Records Curator Jonathan Milbrodt spoke with 13 ABC about how Toledo Botanical Garden is a live museum for plants. Just as a museum labels an artifact or painting, TBG labels its plants and flowers. The labels found here at TBG include the common name and scientific name – the latter being in Latin. To […]

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