Author Archives: Garden Club of KY

Garden Tips – Winter Work

Outside in the Garden Neaten up the garden and edge beds. Rake soil and scatter collected seeds. Make notes as to plants to replace and areas to fill in this spring. Place pines and other evergreens prunings (except holly that … Continue reading

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Garden Tips – November

 “To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” ~ Alfred Austin, English poet. We are in that awkward transition time of year when it is often too early and too late to do chores. … Continue reading

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Eugenia Moser Willner

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Garden Tips for August

Compost – Composting container size depends on the space you have available. It can be as small as a sweater plastic box to a series of bins similar to those at the Arboretum. For more information request UK Extension Service pamphlet … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Your Garden – July

Garden – Continue to deadhead flowers. Snap daylily spent blooms late afternoon or evening so that you will wake up to a neat garden. Recycle spent bloom into the compost. Herbicide sprays drift even on calm days. Apply weed killer by using … Continue reading

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Save Oct 7 for Carriage House Dedication

Wallis Arboretum Carriage House Restored The Nannine Clay Wallis Arboretum Committee has announced the “Save This Date” for the newly restored 1903 Carriage House dedication. Monday, October 7, 1:00, The Garden Club of Kentucky will sponsor the ribbon cutting and … Continue reading

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Garden Tips – June 2019

Visit the Wallis Arboretum’s Butterfly, Entrance, Children’s and other gardens throughout. Come enjoy. Share the adventure with children. Birds – Filling bird feeders can be messy. Measure how much each feeder will hold fill several self-sealing bags, or gallon milk … Continue reading

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Report Your Monarch Sightings!

Did you know that you can report your sightings of monarch eggs, caterpillars, and butterflies?  This will allow your sightings to be part of one of the largest data bases recording sightings in North America – Journey North.  Go to http://www.learner.org/jnorth, or just … Continue reading

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Fleming County Butterfly Refuge

Follow this link to the Morehead Public Radio website for information about the Monarch Way Station near the Old Reservoir Walking Trail in Flemingsburg, developed by the Fleming County Garden Club!

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Revised Invasive Plant List Issued to the Public

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release                 Contact: Beverly James, 859 351-7770, or Joyce Bender, 502 573-2886  Revised Invasive Plant List Issued to the Public – Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council releases updated list of invasive pest plants after thorough review by state experts … Continue reading

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