Monthly Archives: October 2021

Gardening Tasks in Autumn

St. Francis is the patron saint to all who love nature, especially birds and small animals. Give the birds a special treat and corn for the squirrels. Poison Ivy – Dig and spray before foliage turns wonderful fall colors. Cover … Continue reading

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Theresa Louise Perros

Flower Show Judge Theresa Louise Perros Sun 24 Mar 1912 – Thu 7 Oct 2021 Garden Club Member The Garden Club of Danville    Blue Grass District   Theresa was a 50 year member of the The Garden Club of … Continue reading

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Dawn Redwood in the Arboretum

Did you know that the Wallis Arboretum is the site of two pre-historic trees: Ginkgo biloba and Metasequoia glyptostroboides? Both species are from China, the fossil records of ginkgo dating to more than 200 million years ago and metasequoia (also known … Continue reading

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October – Things to do in the Garden

Goldenrod has come into full bloom. Our KY state flower is not the cause of allergic reaction as its pollen is heavy and falls to the ground. The pollen of ragweed, its companion, is light-weight and blows in the wind. … Continue reading

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When to Prune Hydrangeas

Some hydrangeas are pruned in the fall, some in early spring and some not at all. How am I to know which variety my hydrangea is and when it is supposed to be pruned or not?   Proven-Winners has the … Continue reading

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