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Early Spring Gardening

Today I planted some Echinacea seeds from Ferry Morse, in a 70 pellet Jiffy Seed Starter tray I got from Lowe’s.  The tray is super easy to use, just pour water in the empty spaces on each side, and let the pellets plump up.  99 more words

Do It Yourself

More Harbingers

We seem far from the official start of spring here in north Alabama, even though it’s only a month away and temperatures are mild in the last several days. 894 more words


Blossomtime, is a time of joyful anticipation of what's to come!

The original aboriginal inhabitants of South Australia used to maintain that our state had 13 different seasonal parts to the year. I would have to concur spring here doesn’t suddenly start is eases through, late winter, and early spring, each new flower blooms in part of the procession in exactly the right time, for the right reason. 352 more words


A Weekend of Sun!

We finally had a lovely late spring weekend with sun and temperatures in the low eighties. Everyone’s garden is flourishing from all the rain (and we’re expected to have three days more of it this week). 249 more words


Bulb Farmers Rock!

OCMGA Master Gardener David Calle is passionate about gardens — especially historic gardens and finding a way to incorporate lessons from the past into our own gardens. 117 more words


Tulips & Daffodils

Hey guys! It’s been almost a week since I’ve posted, I’ve been meaning to but I have been a little busy. Me & my mom opened an Etsy shop together, I have been focusing on getting that setup and everything. 224 more words


Little Scientists at Work

by OCMGA Master Gardener Shirley Martin

As part of the preparation for the upcoming planting season several Master Gardner volunteers went to some classrooms at the Appleton Bilingual School and presented a seed starting class. 122 more words