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  • Late August Checklist

    August 26, 2013
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    Dig and divide garden lilies when the foliage yellows. Watch for wasps when working near rock piles, old tree stumps and stone walls. Harvest cantaloupe when the stem separates from the fruit with gentle prodding. Cut down stems of hollyhocks if rust-colored spots appear on the underside of leaves. Plant a cover crop of winter […]

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  • The 2013 Nightfall Festival, planned for October 4 & 5, has been cancelled this year due to various construction and ground preservation projects taking place at the Garden.  Our guests safety is our first priority during this nighttime event, therefore Nightfall will not be taking place as planned.  However, this fun, BOOtancial, event will be […]

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  • Artists Village Upgrades

    August 16, 2013
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    Artist Village Walkway Replacement, Drainage Improvements and Handicap Accessibility Initiative Beginning the week of August 19, Toledo Botanical Garden will upgrade its Artists Village hardscape. This project will improve the entire village, resulting in a much safer walkway system, proper ADA access to all village buildings and reduction of storm water run-off. Every attempt will […]

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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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