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  • Early August Checklist

    August 08, 2013
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    – Apply supplemental water to the garden if there has not been an inch of rain in the previous week. Remember: plants in hanging baskets dry out faster than plants in the ground. – Fertilize roses for the last time this year. – Sow seeds of biennials, such as Canterbury bells and foxglove. – Cut […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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