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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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  • Horticulturist Nick Guthrie spoke with 13 ABC’S Nichole Langley about pre-planning for spring. Winter is a great time to order seeds for spring, as many companies offer incentives for early ordering and there is less of a chance of running out of popular stock. If you don’t receive any printed catalogs, Nick suggests looking online […]

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  • Indoor Gardening Tips

    December 28, 2012
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    Now that your outside garden is put to bed for the season, it is the perfect time to focus some attention on your indoor garden. Indoor Gardening requires the same essential growing elements as outside, with just a few twists.

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  • Cold Crops

    December 28, 2012
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    Recently TBG Horticulturist Joshua Fietz spoke to 13ABC about “cold crops” and how to harvest veggies in the cooler months. According to Fietz, the colder weather will actually give vegetables like broccoli and lettuce a sweeter taste, because they grow a bit slower and harvest longer. Having a harvest in fall—and even in the spring—will […]

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  • by  Jonathan Milbrodt, Collections Curator When selecting a live Christmas tree, many people will only consider the price and overall look of a tree.  But looking a bit deeper and really comparing the different Christmas tree species available (Pines, Spruces, Firs) there are other things you may want to consider. For example, do you know […]

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