The moon was pink for awhile Tuesday night. My garden was well-watered, if not well-weeded, and I sat by open windows enjoying late breezes bringing the smell of warm rosemary to my desk. I’ve been making pen and ink drawings …

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How easy is it to build Green?

I hear a great many people talking about being green, living healthier, sustainability and what it all means these days. And I freely admit it makes me happy. It seems more and more people are focusing on there own “foot …

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What To Do When The Chicory Blooms

What to do when the chicory blooms? Know that summer has started, for sure — no more weirdly cold nights when you wish you hadn’t gone ahead and planted the most tender annuals. Plant Heavenly Blue Morning Glory seeds, along …

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When Civic Garden Center staff and volunteers think of the first weekend of May, our automatic first association is THE Plant Sale. It has been happening for over 60 years now and it is the big event for many Cincinnati …

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Backyard Bouquet Sun Perennials

Who can resist the splendor of a bouquet of freshly cut flowers ? How would you like to grow your own bouquets for family and friends? Sun perennials (SP) offer a sustainable and economical choice for a cutting garden. Once …

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Can you feel it? The days are getting longer! The plants can feel it, too.  And that means it’s time to PLANT!!! Well, it’s almost time to plant.  But let’s get ready anyway.  Here are all the wonderful things you …

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