Updates from our Blog
As humans, we have long used plants for food, shelter, and medicine. As Master Gardener Volunteers, we need to focus on our niche, which is helping successfully people grow plants.
Some of our favorite childhood memories may be of home-preserved foods: delicious dill pickles, spicy salsa, and sweet jams and jellies. And many of us enjoy sharing these favorite items with family and friends. But how do we know that these family favorites are safe and of good quality to share?
One in the Plants Plus Series – a remix of new and past training presentations, printed materials and other references focused on specific plants or topics to help you increase your knowledge so you can better answer homeowner questions. To get 2 hours of continuing education credit for watching the video presentation and reading the articles, just complete the short quiz! This Plants Plus package focuses on organic gardening techniques.
As gardeners, you know plants benefit the mind and body. The data to support this claim has rapidly grown over the years! I really like the summary by the University of Washington, Green Cities: Good Health. This site curates all the original citations and does a very good job at providing summaries. If you are […]