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Natural Holiday Tree Decorations

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Natural Holiday Tree Decorations
The holiday tree at the Kemper Center for Home Gardening is decorated with all natural materials harvested from our gardens each year. This year’s tree is decked out with several new creations that are attracting a lot of attention – our Queen Anne’s Lace Snowflakes and Lamb’s Ear Bows. Crafting these handmade decorations just takes a little time and planning but results in a lovely festive display of creativity for the holiday season.The many wonderful compliments on t...
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| Categories: Winter | Tags: natural decorations, bows, snowflakes, nature crafts | View Count: (1192)
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Keep Outdoor Plants Watered!

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Keep Outdoor Plants Watered!
The St. Louis area is experiencing a critical drought with some areas behind on rainfall by as much as 9 inches. Normally we go into winter with sufficient rainfall to sustain plant health through the season. However, because of the current drought conditions, it may be necessary to provide supplemental watering, especially to newly planted material and evergreens. Trees, shrubs, lawns and perennials need supplemental watering during prolonged dry fall and winter periods to prevent root damag...
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| Categories: Winter | Tags: evergreens, watering, broadleaf evergreens, drought | View Count: (1151)
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Kemper Holiday Decorations!

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Kemper Holiday Decorations!
The Kemper Center for Home Gardening is decked out for the holidays and you don’t want to miss it! Our 15’ balsam fir tree is lavishly decorated with dried flowers harvested from our Kemper Gardens and gourdaments made by staff and volunteers. The theme this year is “Flowers” and there are many spectacular and fun interpretations of the theme. The tree is also covered with Queen Anne’s lace snowflakes, Lambs Ear bows and White Pine cones covered in ‘snow&rs...
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| Categories: Winter | Tags: holiday tree, gourdaments | View Count: (971)
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