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A Very Festive and Educational Year

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A Very Festive and Educational Year
This spring and summer the Center featured a cornucopia of fun and festive displays and demonstrations. There were creative uses of recycled materials to new and creative uses of plants (both live and dried) to new trends in gardening and weekly fresh flower arrangements. Here is an overview of what made this spring and summer fun, educational and inspiring for all our visitors: March - 2015 to Current: Sustainable Art Demonstrations Using Recycled Materials Chinese dragon (from recycled fabri...
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Posted in: Fall | Tags: dried flowers , new trends , origami , Art , indoor gardening | Comments (0) | View Count: (405)

When Your Feet Hurt, You Hurt All Over

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When Your Feet Hurt, You Hurt All Over
There’s a saying that if your feet hurt, you hurt all over. Regardless if your feet are soggy wet or have sustained an injury you are going to “feel the pain” or at least be uncomfortable. If it is bad enough, you can’t stand up anymore. The same can be said for plants, including azaleas and rhododendron. The foot or “feet” of a plant is its root system. Not only does the root system support the plant, it is also the means by which the plant obtains its wate...
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Posted in: Fall | Tags: azal , rhododendron , root rot , disease | Comments (0) | View Count: (483)

Kemper Arts & Crafts for September

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Kemper Arts & Crafts for September
Here is the next group of art and craft demonstrations at the Kemper Center for Home Gardening for September. They are offered every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon for visitors (FREE admission Wednesday). Staff and volunteers are sharing their artistic talents. They will demonstrate their art/craft, answer questions and provide instructional handouts for visitors to try at home. Drop by anytime to watch our artists at work and get inspiration for yourself or for gifts. Check us out on our Facebo...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: jewelry , art , crafts , flowers | Comments (0) | View Count: (2271)