Grow tomatoes & eggplant in a small space, or try the hottest peppers in the world

May 19, 2015
Eggplant Patio Baby from AAS

by Connie Oswald Stofko People often tell me they have no room to garden, but if you have room for a pot or hanging basket, you have room to garden. Gardening in containers counts as gardening! Today the folks at Lockwood’s Greenhouses tell us about a smaller, compact version of eggplant that’s well suited...
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Close-out plant sale at Botanical Gardens Friday & Saturday, May 22-23

May 19, 2015
'Ultra Blue Star' petunia from Buffalo Erie County Botanical Gardens

You can get up to a 40 percent discount on plants left over from the Great Plant Sale in a close-out sale to be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, in the Administration Building at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo....
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Invest in plant tags, plus three more tips for shopping & planting

May 19, 2015
hanging baskets at Lockwoods in Hamburg by Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko Spring is so unpredictable in Western New York. In early May, we had temperatures in the 80s, and it was tempting to get our tender annuals and vegetables in our garden beds. But last week we had frost warnings. That’s why it’s a good idea to follow the rule of...
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Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes on Grand Island

May 18, 2015
floral clock photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko My presentation on “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” and a plant exchange will be held at the meeting of the Cinderella Isle Garden Club at 7 p.m.Thursday, May 21 in Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. (Go to the newer building behind the historic church.) In...
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