Monthly Archives: September 2019

October Things to do in Your Garden

Patron of Gardeners – October 2nd is is St Francis of Assisi Day, known for his love of animals and nature. 15 Minute Gardening – Label garden hoses “Not Potable”, since the PVC stabilizer can leach into the water. Potable … Continue reading

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Autumn at the Arboretum

According to the calendar it is officially Autumn, though this year’s continuing heat shows Mother Nature is not willing to leave Summer just quite yet. From the Wallis Arboretum’s beginning in the 1850s, trees were selected for their uniqueness and … Continue reading

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President’s Project – Appalachian Wildlife Center

In Bell County in the Mountain Laurel District of The Garden Club of Kentucky there is a 12,000-acre tract of land that is being developed for an elk preserve by The Appalachian Wildlife Foundation. This preserve, which will be developed … Continue reading

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President’s Project: KY Highway Right-of-Ways

Native Plants on Highway Right-of-Ways and Public Space in KY There have been some efforts made in Kentucky to plant small plots of native plants for our pollinators in Monarch Way Stations, in our state parks and on our highway … Continue reading

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Garden Tips for September

Deep water plants in preparation for winter. Despite what it seems, plants continue to grow their roots even during the coldest winter. 15 Minute gardening – Write out a weekly plan of what needs to be done and divide into … Continue reading

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In the Arboretum: Champion Acorns

In his poem, “Trees”, Joyce Kilmer said, “Only God can create a tree…” For one of the finest old tree collections in Central Kentucky, visit the Wallis Arboretum. Many are over 100 years, including the recently declared Kentucky Champion Northern … Continue reading

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Eugenia Moser Willner

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