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Georgetown, DE – The first in a series of free community forums entitled “Energy & You: Achievable, Affordable and Sustainable” will be held on Tuesday, January 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the theater of the Arts & Science …

Escrito el 09 Jan 2011

Deicing ...

Last year at this time we were snowed in with the second snow storm of winter and most of us were sick of shoveling snow and the cold weather. In December we had several snow falls, so I thought I …

Escrito el 27 Dec 2010

January ...

For the First Half of the Month:

On warm days, go outside and check your perennials and bulbs to see if they have been heaved out of the ground by freezing and thawing of the soil. If so, press down …

Escrito el 27 Dec 2010

Selection ...

It is hard to believe we just had Thanksgiving holiday and many of us will be celebrating Christmas in a couple of weeks.

If you are looking for a fun family activity and you are planning to use a real …

Escrito el 04 Dec 2010

Sussex ...

Here it is — November already. This article will give you the garden calendar update.

For the First Week of November:

Plant remainder of spring flowering bulbs.
Pull up diseased-free annuals and add to compost pile along with leaves and …

Escrito el 27 Oct 2010

2010 ...

While at the State Fair, the Master Gardeners had several questions about Blossom End Rot on their tomatoes and bell peppers. I thought many of my readers may also be concerned about that and other common tomato problems.

Therefore, I …

Escrito el 09 Jul 2010

Tips to ...

In the yard:

.Water your lawn either in the morning or evening – watering during the day is less efficient because of evaporation. Use straight-edged container, such as a tuna can, to determine how long you need to run the …

Escrito el 08 Jul 2010

June 23 ...

Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Action Day?: Yes

Forecast Discussion:
Wednesday is an Air Quality Action Day in Delaware! Mostly sunny and very hot on Wednesday. Ozone concentrations will reach the Code Orange range across the state.

Extended Forecast:
Hot …

Escrito el 23 Jun 2010

“Happy ...

For the First Week of June:

.Check bedding plants and remove old flower heads to prolong the blooming period. Also, pinch mums for bushier plants.

.Make another planting of vegetables, such as sweet corn and snap beans.

.Thin out vegetable …

Escrito el 27 May 2010

“A Time to ...

This past week, the weather was so nice and warm and I had several telephone calls from residents asking me what vegetables they could now plant in their vegetable gardens. The following will help answer that question in case you …

Escrito el 17 May 2010

“Mmmm, ...

During the month of May and early June, many of the Farmers Markets throughout the state of Delaware will be opening, and farmers will be bringing their fresh produce for many of us to purchase. How lucky we are, because …

Escrito el 06 May 2010

¿De Quién ...

La salud reproductiva en los Estados Unidos se encuentra en un descenso constante mientras que la producción de sustancias químicas continúa aumentando.

La gran mayoría de aquellos que son afectados por problemas de fertilidad, abortos naturales, partos prematuros, y enfermedades …

Escrito el 29 Apr 2010