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Let our experts help you with your garden questions. We've spoken with local experts via Zoom to answer Members' questions in a specific area of home gardening. View the recordings below!

Vegetable Gardening for Mid-Summer and Fall with Jeff Jabco

As the days become shorter and the summer continues to march along, you may be thinking about how to get more out of your vegetable garden. Ask Jeff Jabco, Director of Grounds and Coordinator of Horticulture at the Scott Arboretum, about how to harvest even more from your garden in mid-summer and fall, and find out answers to issues or problems that you have had so far this season.

Improving Soils and Feeding Plants with Nancy Agnew

Learn about improving your soil and fertilizing your lawn, garden, and potted plants.

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Shrubs and Woody Plants with Eva Monheim

Explore how to incorporate and care for native shrubs and woody plants in your garden landscape.

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Perennials with Jeff Jabco

Perennials are among the showiest of plants incorporated into our surroundings. Explore ways to incorporate classic selections into your garden.

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Annuals with Nancy Agnew

Nothing beats annuals for summer color. Navigate the uses and requirements of these tried and true selections.

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Garden Design from Concept to Implementation with Danilo Maffei

Design is an important underlying component for any new garden project. Have an idea, but don’t know where to get started? Have a question about planning or getting organized? Submit your questions about the art and science of garden design.

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Vegetable Gardening with Jeff Jabco

Get ready for a successful season growing vegetables. Discuss common vegetables grown in this region and their basic needs.

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