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   Mar 02

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Spring Vegetable Gardening Saturday March 6, 2010 10:30 am – 11:30 am Location: Mission San Luis Class Room Street: 2100 West Tennessee Street City State Zip: Tallahassee, FL 32304 Phone: (850) 245-6406 BEFORE THE DIGGING, THEY WILL BE GIVING A BASIC WORKSHOP Helena Sadvary, John Maiers, and Ed Schroeder present various aspects of starting a […]

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   Feb 17

Build A Birdhouse with your Sweetheart

Wisteria Circle is hands-down the coolest in the Garden Club. Last night’s “Build A Birdhouse with your Sweetheart” was one of our best meetings ever. It was great to meet everyone’s significant others and sons. I took photos with my phone, so they’re a bit grainy, but it sure shows how much fun us Wisteria […]

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   Feb 12

Birdhouse Prep Thanks to everyone who RSVP’d for the special Valentine’s Day program this coming Tuesday at Glenda’s house. Look for directions via email in the next few days. We have 10 couples coming to assemble these lovely, cypress bird houses. It will be a fun program (bring a hammer!), and a great opportunity to […]

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   Oct 01

NFREC: Plantaholic Preview Party

Wednesday, October 21st Plantaholic Preview Party 6 to 9 p.m. North Florida Research and Edcucation Center, Quincy, FL Gardening Friends of the Big Bend is pleased to announce our third Plantaholic Preview Party. This evening fund-raiser includes party food and drinks with a crowd of plant enthusiasts bidding on silent and live auction items. Pre-priced […]

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   Oct 01

Goodwood: First Friday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Friday, October 2nd First Friday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series “The Fall Vegetable Garden” By Herman Holly and Louise Divine 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in Jubilee Cottage at Goodwood Free of Charge, No Reservations Required Attendees may bring their lunch if desired Herman Holley and Louise Divine are stewards of the land and creators of […]

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   Aug 08

Colorado Summer Wildflowers

The Rutten family visited Colorado in July. These wildflowers from the Keystone Resort area, including several variations of the Columbine, were particularly stunning due to frequent summer rains. To see a larger version of the thumbnails, click on the individual images.

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   May 18

Succulents

Looking for something to do with that old bonsai pot–the one with the dead bonsai plant in it? Well, I have the answer: succulents.¬† These hardy little plants come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. They are just adorable. The major¬†hardware stores now typically devote an entire section of their gardening department to […]

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   May 07

Hope Community Center Work Days

Below are the dates and times for the work days at Hope through the summer. Please keep Hope in mind as you make your plans. Let’s all try to get in at least one workday this year! Saturday, May 16: 9-12 AM Friday, June 5: 8-11 AM Saturday, June 20: 8-11 AM Friday, July 10: […]

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   Apr 22

Compost Bin Sale

This Saturday at the Tallahassee Mall parking lot (Monroe street side), the City of Tallahassee is sponsoring a compost bin sale. These awesome composters are a steal at $30.00 each. The sale happens from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. From past experience, I can tell you that they will sell out long before 3:00 and […]

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   Apr 05

Raised Bed Gardening

Kenny’s raised bed garden is doing well despite the recent flooding. He’s tried something new to stake the tomatoes: bamboo with branches attached. Although there are many resources online, here are a few links to raised bed gardening web sites. Hope you find them helpful! http://organicgardening.about.com/od/startinganorganicgarden/a/raisedbed.htm http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4966110622933784243 http://www.uri.edu/ce/factsheets/sheets/raisedbed.html http://www.wikihow.com/Construct-a-Raised-Planting-Bed http://cmg.colostate.edu/gardennotes/713.pdf http://www.mastergardenproducts.com/raisedbed.htm

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