Got clay? Don’t want to dig? Want a new bed over lawn? Try lasagna gardening in autumn

October 14, 2014
Got clay? Don’t want to dig? Want a new bed over lawn? Try lasagna gardening in autumn

by Connie Oswald Stofko It’s autumn, and here’s an outside project you can do today: create a lasagna garden. Lasagna gardening is a method where you apply material to your garden bed in layers, like in a lasagna. Lasagna gardening has several advantages: You don’t have to till or dig your garden bed. The...
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Mum Show & more set at Botanical Gardens

October 14, 2014
Mum Show & more set at Botanical Gardens

I hope you were able to get outside today and enjoy the splendid weather. But this weekend, the weather will be cool and possibly rainy– perfect weather for an indoor flower show! Spectacular mums that you won’t see in a backyard will be on display during the Mum Show to be held from from...
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Question: What happened to the color on the hydrangea tree blossoms?

October 14, 2014
Question: What happened to the color on the hydrangea tree blossoms?

Here’s a question from a reader: Hi!  I have another hydrangea tree question. My H. Paniculata Limelight is now three years old. The first two years I had large blooms that started out slightly green, changed to a bright white, then turned pink. (See the bright white blooms here.) This year there were many...
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Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes at Wheatfield Garden Club

October 14, 2014
Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes at Wheatfield Garden Club

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the  Wheatfield Garden Club at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Rd., Wheatfield. Like all the events we list on Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, this event is open to the public. I’ll share some...
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