Gardener's Notes

Blog Entries - 2015

Cherokee Brave Dogwood
Cherokee Brave Dogwood

Favorites of Spring.

April 29, 2015  |  Cornus, Dogwood, Magnolia, Redbud, Spring

After a prolonged winter, gardeners start showing up at the garden center long before perennials start responding to the the impending spring.  Folks start asking after tomatoes and hanging baskets.  We give our

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Great Blue Heron

Herons and Hellebores

March 27, 2015

At GPF Maineville, this time of year the mornings promise to be crisp, the herons promise to be cantankerous and the hellebores promise to inspire the curious gardener in us all.   From the edge of our perennial

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Spring Spring

March 22, 2015  |  Endo-dormancy, Spring, Time Change

  Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Savings Time, the basic idea to make the best use of the daylight hours by shifting the clocks forward in spring and backward in fall.  This practice has

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Snow cleared lane between greenhouses.
Snow cleared lane between greenhouses.

The Secret Life of Greenfield

March 1, 2015  |  Greenhouse, Planting Perennials, Spring

Spring at a Grower/Retailer of Plants is a strange and wonderful whirlwind. Every job is done in one of two extremes...cold or hot.  We go from high stepping through eight inches of compacted snow to stepping into a

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