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Ask Elaine: Pollinator Gardening

With remote learning, home school supervision and warmer weather, do you have any ideas for flower gardening? We would love to get out of the house and grow something gorgeous and useful.

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Ask Elaine: Cabin Fever

The days are getting longer but it’s so cold outside. I’m getting anxious to start gardening, digging in the soil and enjoying some greenery. Do you have any ideas to bring color and joy to the bare, cold winter before spring?

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Ask Elaine: Holiday Plant Care

As the winter holidays approach, I am thinking of plants to give my garden friends. I would like to know the care that the plants need to have them last as long as possible, and maybe even rebloom. Thank you and Happy Holidays!

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Ask Elaine: Health Benefits of Outdoor Gardening

It’s summertime and the kids are out of school. Time for bicycle riding, softball games, catching fireflies, and other outdoor activities. While I don’t generally participate in that liveliness, I’m wondering if my outdoor gardening has any health benefits.

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Ask Elaine: Membership Benefits

I went to the May plant sale at Laurelwood Arboretum. There were so many beautiful plants! I had a chance to walk around and decided to join Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum. What are some of the opportunities and benefits of being a member, besides the 10 percent plant sale discount (much appreciated)?

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