November 16, 2019

Love to garden and can't wait to share your experiences? Always wanted to learn more about the art or science of gardening?

We invite you to become a Lincoln County Master Gardener volunteer.  Registration is open until December 18, 2019.  Class...

October 17, 2019

Sweet peas make great flowers for gardens and bouquets. These pea-like flowering annuals grow in many lovely colors and are suitable for a border, a woodland garden, and a trellis or arch. They emit a wonderful seductive fragrance so pick a convenien...

Fall has arrived — which means leaves are changing color and beginning to fall to the ground. Did you know that leaving the leaves in your yard or garden not only saves you time and energy but also benefits wildlife?

Here are a few good reasons to put...

September 15, 2019

Tips for Growing Garlic

 Choose locally adapted seed stock

Garlic does not produce viable seed, so it must be propagated by planting individual cloves. Mail-order catalogs can be excellent sources of planting stock, but regional suppliers should not be...

August 15, 2019

As cities get bigger, gardens get smaller and large trees no longer make the cut.

No worries. The plant world teems with appropriately sized trees. The best place to start a search is in your own backyard. As the saying goes: "Right plant, right place...

This is one of my favorite garden books. I get it out every time I'm planning to go plant shopping. The book contain lots of plant combinations that give inspiration for different types of foliage color, texture, and shapes. There is information on e...

July 11, 2019