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Welcome Spring!

by Master Gardener Rich Fischer

We have had a cold and wet Spring, but finally the signs of Spring are upon us.  I say this because our magnolia tree is finally blooming, and quite nicely too.  46 more words

Outagamie County Master Gardener Association

April Showers Bring...Purple Dead-Nettle?

If I could make money selling purple deadnettle (Lamium amplexicaule) I could retire tomorrow. The wonderful April showers, that as we all know, will bring May flowers, have also brought a plethora of purple deadnettle. 97 more words


Welcome Spring! Welcome Spiders!

With spring in the air I find myself drawn to the outdoors once again. Winter is so dreary – it gets dark too early, and the most appealing past time is to curl up with a mug of tea and either read a book or re-watch the latest Downton Abbey season. 232 more words

The agony of choosing mulch!

There are so many gardening magazines and books and tv shows and radio broadcasts and classes to take that, frankly, I’m surprised that anyone actually has time to do any gardening. 152 more words

Outagamie County Master Gardener Association

The Bare Necessities of Spring Gardening

Ok, way too much time is going by in between blog posts– and I apologize for that. There is so much going on in life these days that I squeeze in a post as soon as I get some time. 644 more words