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Tips for Growing Dahlia Flowers

Tim Steinhoff of Germantown Blooms offers tips for growing and storing Mexico’s exquisite national flower— the dahlia.

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Garden Conservancy Hosts Open Days in Dutchess and Ulster Counties

Garden Buffs, Get Your Greenery Fix on September 22 & 23
Calling all green-thumbed, nature-lovers of the Mid-Hudson Valley. September is a great time to get outside and visit the region’s beautiful gardens as you scheme and dream up next year’s garden plans. The Garden Conservancy will hold Open Days and Digging Deeper events in Dutchess and Ulster Counties on September 22 and 23, respectively.

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Tips for Rock Garden Landscaping

Michelle Sutton explores techniques for incorporating plants into rock walls. (Her favorite ingredient: mud!)

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Blithewood Garden Celebrates 115 Years of Beauty on the Hudson

Commemorate the Garden with a Lawn Party and Panel Discussion on 9/22
Blithewood Garden on the Bard College is a quintessential walled Italianate Garden. Over the past two years Bard and Garden Conservancy have collaborated to restore the garden. Celebrate Blithewood's 115th birthday with a lawn party and panel discussion on September 22.

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Find Healing at This New Therapy Garden in Woodstock

This horticultural therapy garden at St. Gregory’s of Woodstock shares the healing qualities of plants.

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Garden Conservancy Open Day on August 4 Features Abeel Prairie House

A Wildflower Wonderland in Catskill
On August 4, the Garden Conservancy will host a Green County Open Day at the Abeel House Prairie in Catskill. This 4-acre property is a wildflower wonderland with dozens of varieties. Stroll through the gardens on your own or join at for the Digging Deeper program, as the property owner discusses his journey with prairie planting and invasives.

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Horticulturists Offer Pro-Tips for Mail Ordering Plants

Horticulturists dish on the pros and cons of mail-ordering plants with Michelle Sutton.

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Weeds with Laura Wyeth Part II: The Japanese Knotweed

Part II of our series on weeds: Dealing with relentless knotweed.

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Garden Conservancy: Helping Nature Thrive

The nonprofit organization offers programs that educate about the importance of gardening and how to help gardens grow.

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Weeds with Laura Wyeth Part I: Meet the Ruderals

Local horticulturist shares knowledge on weed variations in the Hudson Valley
May's gardening feature puts the spotlight on weed variations, specifically ruderals, in a conversation with horticulturist Laura Wyeth of Victoria Gardens in Rosendale.

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Heirlooms Along the Hudson, with Susan MacAvery

Gardening in the Hudson Valley
Susan MacAvery shares her experience with heirloom gardening in an interview for the April 2018 issue of Chronogram.

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Flower Arrangements & Cutting Gardens

An Interview with Tim Steinhoff
Newly retired Locust Grove Director of Horticulture Tim Steinhoff discusses flower arrangements and cutting gardens.

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Plates, Not Mirrors

How Tree Roots Grow and What that Means for Gardeners
Michelle Sutton explains how tree roots grow and how to garden compatibly.

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Grow Yoga @ Sunflower Art Studios

Grow Yoga

Tuesdays, Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31 — Kids ages 5-8 & 9-12. Tuesday- ages 9-12 Thursday- ages 5-8 After...
New Mothers Social Circle @ New Baby New World

New Mothers Social Circle

Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through May 31 — This group is for mamas looking to meet other mamas and babies...

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