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In the early 1900's, Helena Rutherfurd Ely (right) wrote three best-selling books encouraging a generation of gardeners to abandon the Victorian practice of planting garish colored annuals in patterns and geometric beds. Instead, she urged her followers toward a more informal and sensual style. What started as a matter of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Dirt
I survived the garden tour. It was great. Some of the best things were getting the garden back in shape; hearing wonderful questions from visitors; and meeting nice people. There were a few surprises the week of the tour – most of all, an uninvited garden visitor: A black bear... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Dirt
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In this week’s edition of KDRD, guest Susan Harris and Ken talk about sustainable gardening, vegetable gardening and the new White House vegetable garden -- spearheaded by the First Lady (right). Susan and Ken wonder about the aesthetics of vegetable gardening – can a veg garden be beautiful? Of course,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Dirt
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Steve Bogash, Regional Horticulture Educator for Penn State Extension, Franklin County, Chambersburg, PA joins us to share the results of the 2011 tomato tasting, and make some suggestions for the tomatoes to order now to grow this year in your garden. The trials focusing mostly on tomatoes (also peppers and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Dirt
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