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Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?

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Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?
Want more native plants in your garden? Ever thought about propagating plants by air-layering or by cuttings? What on earth is a Kokedama?These questions and many others can be answered by using the Kemper Center’s feature called “Visual Guides”. There you’ll find over 100 gardening topics including plant selection, problem diagnosis, plus a whole lot more.Navigating the site is easy, even for the internet-challenged.  From the Gardening Help home page,  scroll ...
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| Categories: Summer | Tags: native plants, gardening, plant selection, plant problems | View Count: (3905)
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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 MaterialsChinese dragon (from recycled fabric le...
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| Categories: Fall | Tags: dried flowers, new trends, origami, Art, indoor gardening | View Count: (1169)
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Summer Is for the Birds

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Summer Is for the Birds
As I watch a pair of chipping sparrows make a nest in my patio hanging basket, I am reminded that summer is a great time to bird watch.  The long days in June, July and August provide an extended period of good light to watch birds especially since many species are more brilliantly colored during the summer months.  Birds are also nesting at this time which can make for intriguing observation of nest building behavior as well as incubation and rearing of hatchlings. I asked fellow Mast...
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| Categories: Summer | Tags: bird gardening | View Count: (1709)
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