Archive for Author: Henere Valk

GARDENING WITH FAIRIES – A WORKSHOP

You don’t need to believe in fairies to have a fairy garden on your deck or patio – although it couldn’t hurt. Children and adults alike will delight in planting and caring for these miniature gardens brimming with charm and intrigue. With a dose of creative spirit, a bit...

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Planning Your Veggie Garden

Looking for ways to reduce the food bill? Wanting to try a new project with the kids? Just want to get outside and enjoy the spring…whether you are brand new to vegetable gardening or have been gardening for a long time, this workshop promises to get you inspired to...

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Indoor Houseplants 101 Seminar

It’s cold outdoors and you are probably already getting tired of winter. At Evergreen Home and Garden Showplace, we have a perfect solution to chase away your winter blues. Come to Evergreen on Saturday January 17th for our FREE indoor gardening seminar, Houseplants 101. Having a green thumb is...

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Making Babies – Propogating Plants Make & Take Workshop

This Saturday, January 10th at 10AM Evergreen H&G Showplace will present an innovative and interesting Make and Take Workshop, Making Babies. The cost of this workshop is $25 but you will take home a box full of starter plants that you can grow in your home. Growing new plants...

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EXTEND YOUR GARDENING INDOORS WITH HOUSEPLANTS

The holiday season beckons in the near future and we have finally put the garden to bed for the winter. Its time to start working on gardening indoors with houseplants! Everyone needs a little R and R, and for houseplants winter is the time to get it. Daylight is...

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Preparing a New Garden Bed

By Charlie Nardozzi Fall is the perfect time to get your new flower or vegetable garden beds ready. If you are considering starting a new bed in a lawn area or an area with vegetation, instead of stripping the sod or digging up the plant matter, consider building your...

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Sprouting Exotic Plants with Kids

By Charlie Nardozzi With the outdoor garden tucked in for the season in most areas, all the gardening attention has moved indoors. Finding winter gardening projects to do with your kids can be a challenge, but one activity that’s always fun is growing exotic plants found in the grocery...

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Teaching Kids about Holiday Cactus

By Charlie Nardozzi With the holidays on the horizon, one plant that will be featured in many homes is the holiday cactus. This succulent not only offers beautiful holiday color, but also allows you to teach your kids about plant growth and flowering. Here’s how to create gardening activities...

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Storing Dahlias and Gladiolus for Winter

By Charlie Nardozzi A frost has occurred in many parts of the country, and it’s time to dig and store your tender bulbs such as dahlias and gladiolus. In all but the warmest areas of the country, dahlias and gladiolus will not survive the winter outdoors in the ground....

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Shrubs for Fall Color

By Charlie Nardozzi October means beautiful colors in many of our native forests and landscapes. While much of the attention in autumn is on the beautiful foliage of trees, many shrubs also play a role in the fall spectacle. Here are some shrubs to grow for fall color in...

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