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A Country Folk Art "Painting"

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A Country Folk Art
As you walk from Ridgway on your way to the Japanese Garden, you will see an amazing display in the center circle in front of the Kemper Center. A few of our Kemper Center horticulturist had a fantastic idea...take folk art paintings as inspiration for garden art.Dana and Tyler and their volunteers made a beautiful folk art garden display. An old plow and sickle bar mower are the focal points along with a farm wooden fence. Mounds of pansies Viola x wittrockiana and ornamental cabbage and kale B...
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Fall Planting for Spring Blooms

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Fall Planting for Spring Blooms
Can you believe it is time to plant bulbs for spring flowers? It is exciting seeing that first flower in spring but it takes time to get there. Spring blooming bulbs start growing almost immediately after they are planted. They send down roots in the fall and continue growing throughout the winter. It is so important to get them off to a good start. Choose a spot that will get plenty of sunshine in the spring. Add organic matter and some bulb food or bone meal, at planting time. Make sure you ke...
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