Tag: vegetable garden

Redbud trees and daffodils begin to bloom.

Most people don’t think of a vegetable garden as beautiful. But Nature Interpreter Allyson knows the versatility and fun of veggies makes them beautiful. Read on to see how spending time gardening with your family can be a new kind of fun.

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Potted succulents are lined up on an old boot tray.

Nature Interpreter Allyson knows it’s still cold outside, but spring is on its way! Want to live like it’s spring? With a little ingenuity, and a window, spring can start inside long before winter’s end. Learn how you can begin your own inside garden with these gardening tips.

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Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Potatoes, carrots, squash, basil – oh my! Highfield Discovery Garden at Glenwood Gardens is bursting with fresh vegetables. Follow along as Nature Interpreter Allyson takes us on a tour of Highfield Discovery Garden and shares some gardening tips along the way.

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As August ends and the warm weather persits, home gardens are still going full throttle. The cute, little tomato, cucumber and zucchini plants I optimistically tucked into the ground in the spring have exceeded all my expectations, and are beginning to overwhelm my kitchen and pantry. (Despite years of gardening for a family of three, […]

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