Due to COVID-19, the Let's Get Growing Column, normally found in the weekend edition of the local newspaper, will now be found here and can also be viewed on the Erie County (Ohio) Master Gardner's Facebook Page. Article topics vary and all are helpful for the regular or novice gardener.
New articles will be posted weekly on Friday
Let's Get Growing Columns
March 26 - Brown Bush Q & A, written by Donna Green. Some causes of brown spots on your bushes and what to do about them.
April 3 - Lavender, written by Marie Hildebrandt. Lavender has been used for centuries and is deer and rabbit resistant.
April 10 - Pollinator Friendly Spring Clean-Up, written by Lynn Sparks. Consider our native bees when cleaning your garden this spring.
April 17 - Weeds, written by Barbara Wagner. Identify and eliminate weeds
May 8 - A Victory Garden for Our Time, written by Lynn Sparks Grow your own food
May 15 - Memory Garden, written by Barbara Wagner Plant a garden in memory of a loved one
June 5 - Oaks to Bluebirds, written by Lynn Sparks - Plant an oak, feed a bluebird.
June 12 - Hedge Apples, written by Barbara Wagner
June 26 - Artichokes, written by Marie Hidebrandt
July 3 - There's a Bug for That, written by Lynn Sparks
July 10 - Arboretum Elms, by Barbara Wagner
August 7 - New Plants to Try, by Barbara Wagner
August 14 - Cover Crops, by Judy Kuns
August 21 - No Flowers This Year, by Marie Hildebrandt
September 4 - Yellow Nutsedge, by Barbara Wagner
September 11 - Beware the Toxic Jimsomweed, by Judy Kuns
September 18 - Caring for Tender Perennials, by Marie Hildebrandt
September 25 - Stinking Rose (Garlic), by Lynn Sparks
October 2 - Burning Bush, by Barbara Wagner
October 9 - Witch Hazel - A Late Bloomer, by Judy Irvin Kuns
October 23 - Leave the Leaves, by Lynn Sparks
October 30 - Black Tupelo or Sorgum, by Barbara Wagner
November 6 - Sawflies, by Judy Irvin Kuns
November 13 - Dawn Redwood, by Marie Hildebrandt
November 20 - Homegrown National Park by Lynn Sparks
November 25 - Harvest and Other Books, by Barbara Wagner
December 4 - Identifying Needle-Bearing Trees by Judy Irvin Kuns
See the Sandusky Register weekend edition for more Let's Get Growing articles