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No more posts here and new blogs

Hello, I have had a couple of people start following this blog recently.  I am not an apprentice this year so I will not be posting anymore on this blog.  I m leaving it active for awhile as it has … Continue reading

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Week 16 – It’s tour time!!

This week we didn’t meet in the garden on Wednesday.  Our videographer has other assignments so some of the apprentices met on Saturday.  I thought it was a great opportunity to share some of the more subtle things in the … Continue reading

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Week 15 – What’s bugging you?

Today was live at the studio.  This is a repeat of an article I did last year.  Same subject, same good advice. Today we talked about controlling pests in the garden.  How many times have you killed a bug and … Continue reading

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Week 14 – Garden fireworks will sizzle if you don’t let them fizzle

You can’t have that zing if you don’t have that thing – shu bop shu bop It’s getting hot outside and it’s time to re-enforce good gardening practices. Before we get to that;  around the garden today (it was magically … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Stop and smell the roses

Today the apprentices talked about rose care and continued to get the garden ready for the upcoming tour. Around the garden today:   Some roses are tricky but most are easy to grow.  I have some that are 30 years … Continue reading

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VOTE FOR ME – IT’S THE FINALS

I made it to the finals of the AVS4YOU Youtube contest.  Please vote for me once a day through August 6th.  Person with the most votes wins. If I win some audio software I can do even cooler garden videos. … Continue reading

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VOTE FOR ME

I’m shamelessly promoting myself in a contest.  AVS (my video software) is having a contest for the best YOUTUBE channel. I love making still shot videos and some of my videos are of the apprentices working in the garden and … Continue reading

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Week 18 – Plant some edible flowers and Happy 4th of July

Today I played hooky as only two of the apprentices went to the station to show some edible plants that are great for summer and eating!! I thought they were going to plant a red, white and blue pot for … Continue reading

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Week 31 – Garden Tools for Fall Clean Up

No camera truck again so we were at the station this week.  We showcased and discussed garden clean up you need to do now for Fall.  Tools included rakes, loppers, leaf bags, leaf scoopers, snow gauges, rose collars, hose pots … Continue reading

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Week 19 – Black Eyed Susan’s, Salvia and Purple Fountain Grass

Today we didn’t have a camera truck because Mitt Romney was in town so we went to the backyard at the 9News Studio and potted up some Black Eyed Susan’s, Purple Saliva and Purple Fountain Grass.  These make a great combination … Continue reading

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