Dan Gill looks back on 30 years of writing about garden trends and tips

Thirty years ago, in the third week of June 1992, I began writing for the Times-Pickuun Garden. It was an experiment at first. The organizers wanted to see how they liked it. As the months went by, I realized that I was doing the right thing because they did not ask me to stop. And, … Read more

Dan Gill looks back on 30 years of writing about garden trends and tips

Thirty years ago, in the third week of June 1992, I began writing for the Times-Pickuun Garden. It was an experiment at first. The organizers wanted to see how they liked it. As the months went by, I realized that I was doing the right thing because they did not ask me to stop. And, … Read more

Learning and Sharing Patch Cumberland County Chief Gardener Photo Memory Book

Although I know the original history of the Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association, the best place to find information about current Master Gardner and UT Extension Activities is at www.ccmga.org. Crossville UT Extension Office Location 1398 Livingston Rd, Crossville, TN 38571, 931-484-6743. Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:00pm. Website https://cumberland.tennessee.edu The United States Extension Service Gardener Program … Read more

Gardener to share garden art, tips

A local gardener has been sharing the art of gardening for decades in a free-for-all approach. Burke County Historical Museum Donna Tessley welcomes Consumer Vegetarian Representative with the North Carolina Cooperative Expansion – Burke County Center, which hosts a program called “Garden Fables, Facts, Fiction, or Grandma” on Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m. in … Read more

Dan Gill works in the summer heat and do not do gardening

Even gardeners will tell you that it is difficult to get out in the summer. When you walk outside in the middle of the day, the heat and humidity are unbearable. I think one of the best ways to enjoy your garden in the summer is to sit in your favorite light chair, look out … Read more

Mystery Plant Ting Itching for outdoor time? Be careful of this plant

John Nelson “It simply came to our notice then. He finds languages ​​in the trees, books in the rivers, Preaching is good in all things. – William Shakespeare, “As you like,” Law 2, scene 1 This Girl Scout is a vine that tells us to recognize it in the yard, with trifoliate leaves (ie, three … Read more

Insect control with houseplants

A question many home gardeners might ask themselves is: Do I need to spray my crops to control pests? In some years, pests appear to have sprung up and ruined crops. Particularly in the face of rising commodity prices, many gardeners are looking to their markets to compensate for the high cost of fresh produce. … Read more

Choose a burger at the Community Garden Garden

Glory Community Garden, 200 West Davis St., is hosting a burger at the backyard garden, with the help of Carvilleville Pets Live and other civic organizations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 11. There are many organizations that help and inform the public on various topics. Information is available on summer library programs, … Read more

Extension Instructor shares sustainable landscaping ideas.

Minnesota gardeners can no longer blame May for the unusual aftermath of the cold and wet days of April. Extension Horticulture Instructor Julie Weisson may be related, but she says this is a good time to slow down and evaluate how choices in our gardens and gardens will affect Minnesota and beyond. Q: Can we … Read more

Extension Instructor shares sustainable landscaping ideas.

Minnesota gardeners could not normally blame May greetings after the relentless cold and wet days of April. Extension Horticulture Instructor Julie Weisson may be related, but she says this is a good time to slow down and evaluate how choices in our gardens and gardens will affect Minnesota and beyond. Q: Can we make a … Read more