Attracting Pollinators To The Garden

Submitted by Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer          Almost 90% of all flowering plants rely on animal pollinators for fertilization, and about 200,000 species of animals act as pollinators. Of those, 1,000 are hummingbirds,...

Send Your Sweetheart A Secret Message This Valentine’s Day

Say something more to that special someone when you use floriography. Floriography, or the language of flowers, is a form of cryptologic communication. Flowers and plants have been given meanings throughout time. Examples can...

February Garden Checklist

Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer It’s time to review our checklist of gardening tasks for February which include: Whole Garden: There’s still time to look through catalogs and place orders.Thoroughly clean any flats or pots...

Garden Planning – Dream Big!

 Submitted by Faye Mahaffey, OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer             Rain, Snow, Frigid Temperatures and then a spike to 50 degrees – welcome to Ohio. Are you thinking about involving some young gardeners this year?  You...
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