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Content about Botany

June 12, 2014

Peonies are a perennial favorite in my flower garden and the official flower for the State of Indiana. They are easy to grow and reward me every year with beautiful, fragrant flowers.

April 10, 2014

Q.This winter was very difficult on everyone and seems to have taken its toll on my shrubs. I think I know what your answer is going to be. But here goes!

April 3, 2014

The LaGrange County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting its annual Tree Sales April 24 - 26.

March 10, 2014

Q.I recently received a flower bouquet with some pretty blossoms I do not recognize. Do you know what these might be?

January 20, 2014

HOME (Indoor plants and activities)

Check water levels in cut flowers daily.

December 23, 2013

JANUARY

HOME (Indoor plants and activities)

Keep holiday poinsettias and other plants near a bright window. Water as top of soil becomes dry.

December 2, 2013

Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicate too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.