06 8, 2022

When and How to Compost or Mulch

By |2022-06-05T16:55:04-04:00June 8, 2022|

Susan Cowling from the Lake County Master Gardeners explains how and when to compost or mulch. While the two techniques are different, they are connected. When combined, they can be good for your garden, environment, and budget!

The next Meet Me in the Garden lecture will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at our Main Branch. The topic will be integrated pest management. The talk is free to attend. You can register to attend on our website or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

By the way, did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.

05 11, 2022

What’s New for Annuals & Perennials with the Lake County Master Gardeners

By |2022-05-07T12:50:38-04:00May 11, 2022|

Lake County Master Gardener Robin McNaught offered a tour of what new cultivars are available for annuals and perennials during a program hosted on Saturday at our Main Branch. She also sharshareds what guidelines you should use when picking new additions for your garden.

The next Meet Me in the Garden lecture will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at our Main Branch. The topic will be composting and mulching. The talk is free to attend. You can register to attend on our website or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

By the way, did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.

04 9, 2022

The Garden that Keeps Giving with the Lake County Master Gardeners

By |2022-04-04T10:42:55-04:00April 9, 2022|

Plant once and harvest food for years? That’s the dream!

Lake County Master Gardener Jane Onspaugh recommends different perennial and self-seeding plants for your garden. She discusses trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, vegetables, and more during a program we hosted earlier this month.

The next Meet Me in the Garden lecture will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, at our Main Branch. The topic will be what’s new in annuals and perennials. The talk is free to attend. You can register on our website or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

By the way, did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.

03 9, 2022

Adding Plants Affordably with the Lake County Master Gardeners

By |2022-03-27T12:34:10-04:00March 9, 2022|

Diane from the Lake County Master Gardeners explain ways you can add to your garden or landscape without having to spend a lot of money on plants. She discusses seeds, cuttings, layerings, division, bulbs, tubers, rhizomes, grafting, tissue cultures, and more!

By the way, did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.

06 19, 2021

Explore the History of Victory Gardens with The Food Historian

By |2021-06-19T06:00:41-04:00June 19, 2021|

Victory Gardens made a resurgence during the COVID pandemic but what do you know about their history? Why did they become popular during both World Wars? Our Librarian Cailey interviews food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson to learn that and more!

Wassberg Johnson is an author, speaker and educator on all topics related to food history. She’s been featured in The Atlantic, CNN and The History Channel miniseries, “The Food That Built America.”

One more tip for any gardening enthusiasts: Did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.

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