Ask A Master Gardener – Cranberries

What comes to mind when you hear the word cranberry – a small red berry with a tart, tangy flavor, the jellied cranberry sauce served at Thanksgiving, or the Ocean Spray commercials seen on television?

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Ask A Master Gardener – African Violets

Bringing beauty to the indoors is a goal of any gardener in the winter months. African violets have a reputation of being fussy plants, but with just a little care and the right conditions, they can thrive, bloom, and enhance any home.

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Ask a Master Gardener-Groundcovers

The most common groundcover is the grass in our lawns. While turf grass has its place in the landscape there are numerous groundcover options available for those places grass may not grow like under a shade tree, or where mowing is difficult such as a steep slope.

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Ask A Master Gardener-Making A Rock Garden

Sometimes gardeners are faced with less than ideal conditions and cannot plant a traditional garden. When the best crop in a location is rocks, the area is on a sunny slant which does not hold turf well, and the soil is just plain poor, perhaps a rock garden is the best solution.

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