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Hardening Off Seeds – Tips From Kay’s Garden

Before transplanting seedlings into their permanent summer home, they should be gradually exposed to outside conditions.  As long as daytime temperatures are above 60 degrees, place plants outdoors for a few hours each day, extending the amount of time [...]

May 20th, 2020|

Summer Bulbs – From Kay’s Garden

Summer flowering bulbs are best planted in the spring after danger of frost is past and soils have warmed. Some bulbs such as begonia, caladium, and elephant ears are started indoors in February or March and moved outside after frost. [...]

April 22nd, 2020|

Spring Bulbs-Tips from Kay’s Garden

Spring flowering bulbs are easy to grow and especially suited for containers. Large containers can hold large amounts of soil and are better suited for growing flowering bulbs. Always make sure the container has holes at the bottom for drainage. [...]

April 21st, 2020|

How to Grow Spinach from Seeds

By: Kay, the APLD resident Master Gardener   Supplies Needed: Seeds Soil Container Water Spade   Spinach likes weather that is cool, so now is a good time to start seedlings indoors.  It enjoys 10-12 hours of medium sunlight.   Longer, [...]

March 24th, 2020|

To Catch a Butterfly

In January we had a writing contest based off a scene we had set up in the library. The objective was for participants to write a short story of what they thought happened that the scene was set up like [...]

March 19th, 2020|

Are you ready for the holidays?!

Don't you hate it when people ask you that? We all do. Because for most of us, the answer is a resounding NO! There seems to be an endless list of things to do, things to clean and presents to [...]

February 18th, 2020|

Don’t Go in the Woods

Is there a sound that evokes more visceral dread than the rustle of leaves when you think you're alone? Our ancestors survived because they heeded this warning and it is now one of our most primal fears - the thing [...]

November 25th, 2019|

Educated Read-alikes

Educated Read-alikes One of 2018’s most talked about books is Educated by Tara Westover. Westover was raised in an isolated, survivalist family in rural Idaho and did not set foot in a classroom until she was 17. Although nominally homeschooled, [...]

September 16th, 2019|

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