More than 300 empty West Louisville lots can be community backyards.

Louisville, Ky (WAVE) – There are hundreds of vacancies in West Louisville. Most are covered with garbage and weeds. Someone wants to fill them with community gardens instead. Wayne Long is a representative of the Jefferson County University of Kentucky University Collaborative Extension Service. A special project is underway to collect soil samples in those … 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

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 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

Grow your garden with containers anywhere

Not everyone has an acre of land to cultivate. As long as you have a sunny spot, a balcony or a parking lot, if you can get sunlight, you can grow flowers or vegetables in containers. It is not difficult. It works just like any other container, but the smaller the container, the more enslaved … 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

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

When to use sand on your lawn (and when you should not)

Image for the named article Photo: Older children (Shutterstock) Golf Courses are known for their green-green, easy-to-use, perfectly blended grass. And if you go to one, you may notice a layer of sand on the links. But unlike those professional farms, most people do not have their own landlord or landlord, and as a result … Read more

First of all, scientists grow plants from the moon in the soil

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Arabian plants 6 days after planting. The four pits on the left contain plants growing in the JSC-1A lunar soil simulator. The three pits on the right hold plants that grow in the lunar soil collected in Apollo 11, 12 and 17 missions. Credit clear UF / IFAS photo by Tyler Jones Scientists have grown … Read more

Do you want a simple ribbon appeal? Trendy colors be your guide

Spring is just a month away, but it is still too late to enhance the beauty of your home by invigorating it. According to Kull Sims, Cullman County Extension Coordinator, there are some quick and inexpensive ways to improve the appearance of your lawn – even if you do not have a thumbs up or … Read more