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  • Growing Poinsettias

    December 16, 2013
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    Many Poinsettias come with the container wrapped in decorative foil that might not allow proper drainage holding in too much moisture for the plant, so be sure to insert some holes through the foil and place in a drip pan or just remove the foil altogether. Most Poinsettias in the stores will also come wrapped […]

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  • Late September Check List

    September 18, 2013
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    Harvest green tomatoes before a killing frost. Ripen green tomatoes in a warm place away from direct sunlight. Purchase spring-flowering bulbs while supplies are in-stock. Dig and bring in gladioli. Note where fall color would add to the landscape. Harvest Brussels sprouts, carrots, and parsnips after they have been exposed to frost. Continue to weed. Share your harvest with […]

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  • Early September Checklist

    September 03, 2013
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    Plant trees, shrubs, and ground covers this month. Establish a small grain cover crop on empty vegetable garden space. Begin moving houseplants indoors. Compost non-diseased garden debris. Potatoes are ready for harvest when their tops begin to turn brown. Order spring-flowering bulbs now. Have your soil tested before applying lawn fertilizer. Test grapes for ripeness […]

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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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  • 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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