Entries Tagged as 'Master Gardener'

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Michael Dirr to be Keynote Speaker at Master Gardeners of Mercer County’s 2013 Horticultural Symposium

Michael Dirr If you live in NJ or plan on being in the Princeton, NJ area on March 16th, 2013 or if you enjoy traveling to symposiums, you might consider signing up for the Master Gardeners of Mercer County’s outstanding annual horticultural symposium. For the last few years, The Master Gardeners of Mercer County, NJ […]

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Websites for solving your horticultural problems

Master Gardeners by Carol VanHook Do you have problems with your plants? Who doesn’t? Do you often wonder where to go to answer your problems, besides writing to TheGardenLady? Well, you can always call in with your question or take a sample of your problem to your local Master Gardener office. Every state and almost […]

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Planting in Wind Swept Areas

Wind Swept by druss101 TheGardenLady received this question from Joyce. I have a small garden bed at the front of my house. It gets the sun in the morning only, and it’s very opened to the wind.  Could you recommend any plants I could get to make it nice and colorful. Wind swept areas are […]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

When To Plant Seedlings Outdoors

April 16th: Seedlings galore by flickrich TheGardenLady received this question about starter planting. We have plants that we started in the window and green beans are 4 in and our corn is right behind. We have other veggies that are a little slower. We live in Olathe Kansas. When can we put them all out? […]

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The Master Gardener Program

Master Gardener pull up by Garden Organic TheGardenLady has often suggested that when you, the readers, need your soil tested or if you have horticultural, gardening or insect problems you should call of go to your local Master Gardener Organization or to your Extension Office. I am sure that many readers know about this excellent […]

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Magnolia Bush Problems

The Sky’s Wallpaper by kubse TheGardenLady received this question from someone whose name cannot be found. My magnolia bush is turning yellow and then the leaves turn brown and drop off. The other leaves have black spots on them. I do not see any insects on them.  Could this be a blight?  And what should […]

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Garden Landscaping for Beginners – Part 1

Garden Landscaping by rainbow_landscaping Because TheGardenLady has been asked about landscaping and/or choosing a good landscaper, TheGardenLady thought this would make an interesting column. Below are a few suggestions for anyone who is interested in landscaping one’s property. There are many outstanding female landscapers as well as male landscapers. (The word “he” was used most […]

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

The Master Gardeners of Michigan Need Help

ALERT TheGardenLady just learned distressing news for people who live in the state of Michigan who love plants and love to garden but have questions about gardening or about insects in the garden or in the home. TheGardenLady has written about an organization called the Master Gardeners that offers free advice about gardening, plants, including […]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

When to Plant a Magnolia Bush

Photo by Fadadomar TheGardenLady received this questin from Betty: When is the best time of year to plant Magnolia bushes? TheGardenLady never heard of a Magnolia bush; but since there are about 80 different species of magnolia that are native to the eastern United States and southeastern Asia as well as hunderds of named hybrids, […]