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Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for Spring

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on May 24, 2017

Winter is normally a quiet time in the garden but it won’t be long before spring arrives and you’ll be…

Caring for your Hanging Baskets and Potted Plants

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on May 24, 2017

There are just a few steps and a little time needed to care for and enjoy your potted planters and…

Making Your Own Soil Mixtures

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on April 2, 2016 Vegetables

  When it’s time to start planting seeds or potting plants, you can make a run for pre-mixed soils at…

Spring Bulbs are Blooming

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on March 23, 2016 daffodil - chillin

Spring is the time to plant bulbs to bloom in the fall and Fall is the time to plant bulbs…

Starting Your Seeds For a Summer Bouquet

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on March 10, 2016 Zinnia Bouquet

Last fall we shared how to save you flower seeds like Zinnia’s and now is the time to start those…

A Gift from Your Zinnias

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on November 9, 2015

The beautiful flowers you enjoyed throughout the summer and early fall have a gift for you. As the flowers start…

Easy Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on October 4, 2015 Patty pan squash

Do you have an abundance of Patty Pan Squash you are wondering what to do with? This year I made…

12 Steps to Preparing and Canning Homemade Marinara Sauce

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on October 4, 2015 Cook the sauce

Did you enjoy your summer gardening and now have a bounty of beautiful tomatoes? Here is way that you can …

Have a Better Gardening Experience

Posted by Cheryl Pastor on July 9, 2015 Tomatoes

Here’s a few Gardening Tips & Tricks to make your gardening experience better! Homemade weed killer: 1 gallon white vinegar,…


Posted by Cheryl Pastor on June 25, 2015 Rain Gardens

Noticing a bit of hub-bub about rain gardens?  The Venango Conservation District has been working to get the word out…

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