Save the Mums! Did you know you can easily save your decorative chrysanthemums for your perennial garden? With a little TLC, they will reward you for the extra care you provide them with abundant color late in the season, when Continue reading What to Do This Month in the Garden – November
Time to plant garlic! According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the best way to get going with your garlic crop is the following: ~Prepare the soil with lots of compost and manure, garlic is a nutrient-hungry crop. ~Plant seed garlic Continue reading What to Do This Month in the Garden – October
The Seed Lending Library is busy collecting, sanitizing, marking and overall readying seed donations for the spring planting season. In order to keep the “gardening fires burning”, we will be providing monthly tips and reminders that you can undertake to Continue reading Introducing Steele Seed Lending Library’s Garden Blog!
If you are in need ask a librarian. They can find the answers to any question you are looking for. The wealth of knowledge and kindness Librarians have is vast and priceless. If you read my last blog/apology you saw Continue reading Featured Plant at Horseheads: The String of Pearls
The east facing plants are doing very well. The seedlings really love the early morning sun and chilling out in the afternoon with some shade. Some new plants have been added like Ivy and Peperomia Raindrop. This blog post will Continue reading Plants at the Horseheads Free Library – Part 2
Pets are the new kids and plants are the new pets. With this pandemic many people started hobbies to keep sanity and joy in a scary and uncertain world. Plants and learning about propagating plants became my new obsession. First Continue reading Plants at the Horseheads Free Library – Part 1
If you are like me, you are ready to plant your garden, even if the weather says no. There are some plants that are frost hardy, and if you have these seeds at home, you can get started if we Continue reading Seeds You Can Start Before the Last Frost Date
We have expanded our seed offerings at the Steele Memorial Library for this growing season. As usual, we have fast growing lettuce, carrots, squash, and assorted herbs. But this year we have included a variety of pumpkins, from mini decorative Continue reading New Seeds for the Seed Lending Library at Steele!
Gardening season is just around the corner! Did you know you can check out seeds at the Horseheads Free Library? We are a Seed Lending Library, which means you can borrow seeds, grow your plants, save some seeds from those Continue reading Gardening season is just around the corner!
Summer is here, hard to believe after another long, cold and snowy winter. Where does the time go? The start of the Summer Reading Club will be here before we know it as well. The Van Etten library will be Continue reading Van Etten Garden Club Plans Super Foods Community Garden