Master Gardener Ayse Altinakar helps inform home gardeners on the different varieties of blueberries that can be grown with little work in Mississippi.
Master Gardener Barry Whitehouse gives us tips on getting the healthiest — and yummiest — tomatoes off our vines.
Master Gardener Donna Long gives us tips on how to keep our annuals and perennials looking lovely throughout the summer (June 3, 2011, Page 2B)
Master Gardener Donna Long and fellow Master Gardener Kathryn Clark share with readers their favorite shade-loving plants.
Master Gardener Ayse Altinakar gives us a crash course in gardening for beginners in today’s Oxford Living.
Master Gardener Barbara Sherrod White shows us how our gardens can thrive throughout the cold winter months. See today’s Oxford Living. (March 4, 2011, Page 3B)
Many believe seed starting is difficult and yields few positive results, but as with most things simply following a few important rules will assure success. Master Gardener Susan Boehm tell us that starting your seeds will not only give you a terrific sense of accomplishment, but you will also save a significant amount of money. (February 4, 2011, Page 3B)
Gardener Dicki King tells us that January is time to focus on getting ready for spring and we should take time to plan for the next few weeks. There is really much to be done. The first of February is a good time to select new bushes and trees for planting. (January 28, 2011, Page 2B)
Some homeowners are lucky and have their homes sited in areas where the trees seem to have been naturally placed. But for those of us who live in newer subdivisions, where all the trees were removed prior to development, we are challenged with incorporating trees back into our landscapes. Adding trees back will not only improve the appearance of a property but also increase its value. (January 7, 2011, Page 2B)
The Education Committee of Lafayette County Master Gardeners, under the leadership of Chair Eileen Leonard, surveyed its membership and compiled a few of the member’s “favorite things.” To learn what your favorite gardener might want for Christmas, see Susan Boehm’s column on page 2B. (December 3, 2010, Page 2B)