An Interview with Michael Dirr
April 16, 2014
Dr. Michael A. Dirr, Ph.D. has a love affair with plants that has propelled him on a straight-line trajectory through life. “I think I jumped out of the womb and I wanted to be a gardener,” he stated during a recent interview.
Greenhouse Ventures Pay Off
April 14, 2014
Clinton County Master Gardeners have partnered with the Central Mountain High School horticulture program to benefit both programs.
Time to Pick Your Tomatoes for 2014
March 18, 2014
Now is the time to pick the tomato varieties you want to grow in your garden this summer. You may have noticed that seed catalogs showed up earlier than ever this winter, noted Steve Bogash, Extension horticulture educator based in Cumberland County. "With the rapid growth in vegetable gardening, demand promises to be higher than ever," he said. "If there are specific varieties of vegetables that you truly want for the coming season, you may want to get your orders in early."
And Bogash knows -- perhaps better than anyone -- that there is a huge range of tomato cultivars from which to choose.
The Benefits of Honey
March 10, 2014
Benefits of the industrious honeybee's pollinator role
March 7, 2014
It has been a long one, but sooner or later winter will be over. And just as the seasons change, so do your gardening practices and expectations. Your home landscape can easily be adapted to suit your budget, spare time, tastes and trends.