Gardening

Garden Revival by Melinda Myers

May 15, 2013
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Spring floods, summer droughts and temperature extremes take their toll on gardens and the gardeners who tend them. Help your gardens recover from the crazy temperature and moisture extremes that seem to occur each year.
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Celebrate National Public Gardens Day with Free Admission to Adkins Arboretum

May 1, 2013
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Adkins Arboretum will celebrate the American Public Gardens Association’s (APGA) fifth annual National Public Gardens Day by waiving admission fees on Fri., May 10.
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Adkins Arboretum offers Botanical Shoes Program on May 9, 2013

April 25, 2013
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In 1987, Lenny Wilson learned to make shoes at Cordwainer’s Technical College, a leather trades college in London. Shortly afterward, he began a career in public horticulture and was inspired to create shoes that incorporate parts of plants into their construction. Using traditional methods and materials, he unifies leather, leaves and other materials to...
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Paradise Under Glass Author Ruth Kassinger to Speak May 4, 2013 at Adkins Arboretum

April 23, 2013
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Chronicle one gardener’s journey from brown thumb to green when author Ruth Kassinger presents Paradise Under Glass on Sat., May 4 at Adkins Arboretum.
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Discover Caroline County’s Native Gardens on Adkins Arboretum’s First Native Garden Tour

April 22, 2013
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On Sat., May 11, when the vibrant blue false indigo and subtle pinxter azaleas are in bloom, Adkins Arboretum will host “Celebrating Natives,” its first garden tour featuring native gardens in Caroline County.
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Catch a Glimpse of Spring Ephemerals During Programs at Adkins Arboretum

April 18, 2013
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Spring beauty, dwarf crested iris, foamflower, Virginia bluebell. First thing in spring, this dazzling diversity of flowers emerges, but many are gone in the blink of an eye. These and many others are spring ephemerals, perennial plants that emerge quickly in spring, flower, fruit, and then die back after a short growth and reproduction...
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DNREC Celebrates Earth Day on April 22 With a Rain Barrel Sale and Conservation Exhibits

April 17, 2013
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In celebration of the 43rd annual Earth Day, DNREC is holding a rain barrel sale and showcasing conservation exhibits from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, April 22 at the agency’s Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.
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Lawn Renewal and Renovation Tips to Create a Perfect Lawn this Season

April 17, 2013
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Aoril 2013 Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares simple steps for invigorating lawns The extreme heat and drought of 2012 was hard on lawns and gardens. “Many gardeners are facing a blank slate of bare soil, masses of dead patches that were once lawn or a bit of grass interspersed in a sea of weeds,”...
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One Hundred Footsteps, collaborative art by Jennifer Wallace and Katherine Kavanaugh, on view at Adkins Arboretum

April 6, 2013
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Birdsong and spidery tree branches, the scrunch of gravel on a dirt road, and sensations of shadow and light, water and wind unfold in a collection of 50 poems and 50 collage drawings by Jennifer Wallace and Katherine Kavanaugh, on view at Adkins Arboretum Visitor’s Center through May 31. Their collaborative project, One Hundred...
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Wine Tasting and Herb Gardens of 1812 Presentation in Kent County, MD

April 3, 2013
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Crow Farm Winery & Farmstay B&B and Maryland’s Herb Basket Event Free wine tasting at Crow Farm and Herb Gardens of 1812 presentation by Maryland’ Herb Basket Sunday May 19 2-4 pm
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