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Archive for March, 2009


   Mar 30

Gardening Friends of the Big Bend: Southern Bulbs Workshop

Have you been gardening here in the Deep South believing that bulbs just will not thrive here?  Join Gardening Friends of the Big Bend to learn about those lovely flowers produced by bulbs, corms, or rhizomes that will flourish, reproduce, and naturalize in our climate.  Seventh generation South Carolinian gardener Jenks Farmer will educate and […]

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   Mar 27

Turn off Your Lights for Earth Hour

Participate in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 28, by turning off your lights for one hour (830 PM to 930 PM). The light-out is a symbol of consolidarity among people of different nations to “VOTE EARTH.” Each person to turn off their lights is considered one vote. Earth Hour is trying to reach one billion […]

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   Mar 19

Keeping a Garden Log

On Mark Bittman’s NY Times blog Bitten, there’s an interesting article by Kerri Conan on keeping a garden log. She describes how she has kept garden logs that detail planting times and layouts. This is a great idea, I think, especially for a visual person like me.  http://bitten.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/19/tracking-the-garden/ Also, Gardener’s Supply has a great Kitchen […]

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   Mar 16

Patio and Footpath Design with Dickerson Landscaping

April program Tuesday, April 21 at 7 pm on the deck at Diana Oropallo http://www.dickersonlandscaping.com/

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   Mar 16

Gardening Friends of the Big Bend: An Evening with Dr. Robert Bowden

Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, Inc. 2nd Annual Speaker Dinner 6:30, March 28, 2009 Fountain H. May, Sr. Building, NFREC 155 Research Road Quincy, FL 32351 Mr. Robert Bowden, Director of Leu Gardens in Orlando, FL will be the featured speaker. Robert Bowden has been the Director of the City of Orlando’s beautiful Harry […]

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   Mar 16

Marvin Goldstein in concert at Goodwood Museum

A Special Benefit Concert for Goodwood Museum & Gardens Thursday, April 2, 2009 7:30 p.m. Marvin Goldstein in concert in Goodwood Museum and Gardens’ Carriage House… it just doesn’t get any better. Combining the wonderful acoustics in this unusual building with Marvin’s magnificent talent guarantees a delightful evening of lyrical and melodic music that will […]

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   Mar 15

Fun with Jim West Plants

Here’s the result of some Jim West plants and a whole lot of sweat. This weekend, in an effort to reduce the size of my lawn, I expanded my front bed by about 50 square feet. This was the perfect time of year to remove the sod. Since it was still dead, it was like […]

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   Mar 13

Home Gardening in the Big Bend

The Agriculture Program at the Leon County Extension office is offering the “Home Gardening in the Big Bend” short course. The four night program is designed specifically for beginning and novice gardeners, and begins on Thursday, March 19, 2009. Seating is limited to 70 class participants, and early registration is strongly encouraged. Class information and […]

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   Mar 10

Jim West Spring Plant Sale

It’s that time of year again! Jim West is having his spring plant sale at Lincoln High School. If you haven’t gotten your order form, here it is! From Jim: We are excited to announce our first Spring Butterfly Plant Sale March 18 – 20 from 9:00 until 4:00 in the new Lincoln Park Garden. As […]

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   Mar 09

Spring Flower Show and Bazaar

Everyone is getting excited about the coming Flower Show! Lana Arnold is making it fun for everyone. Get your horticulture ready to exhibit or sign up with Marion Dunn to enter a floral design. Eleven Circles have reserved a space for the Garden Bazaar on the front lawn. Other gardening organizations are being invited to […]

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