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DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

DIY Chive Blossom Vinegar

By Susan Schumacher, Council of Rockford Gardeners – 06/06/2020 JUMP TO INSTRUCTIONS Learn how to make Chive Blossom Vinegar from chives growing in your own yard! This resource was originally presented during Garden Fair Weekend 2021 by Susan Schumacher of the...
Super Sunflowers

Super Sunflowers

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 05/07/2021 Grow a cheerful sunflower to brighten up your windowsill or garden! These dwarf sunflowers will stay about 6-12” tall in this 6” pot, or you can grow them out in the garden where they will...
Tips for Planting Bare Root Tree Seedlings

Tips for Planting Bare Root Tree Seedlings

Happy Arbor Day! Did you pick up a tree at today’s giveaway? Here are a few tips for planting your bare root tree seedling when you get home! Tips for Planting Bare Root Tree Seedlings Plant the tree seedling as soon as possible. BUT… While it is ideal to...
Replacing Lawn with Garden

Replacing Lawn with Garden

By Sam Burbach, Education & Programming Coordinator – 04/14/2021 With so many amazing plant varieties available today, sometimes we have more plants than we have the room to grow them! Luckily, creating a new garden bed can be quite simple utilizing a sheet...
Restoring Overgrown Shrubs

Restoring Overgrown Shrubs

By Samantha Burbach, Director of Education & Programming – 03/18/2021 Shrubs are a great asset to the landscape, but over the years they can become unkempt and/or overgrown. To get your shrubs looking nice again, rejuvenation or renewal pruning may be in...