Gardening Tips by Bob Beyfuss

"Gardening Tips" is a column about all things flora written by Bob Beyfuss of the Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Gardening Tips: October 16, 2013

Time to Plant Bulbs!


Gardening Tips: August 28, 2013

September Song
It seems like we are about two weeks ahead of “normal” in terms of phenology this summer. “Phenology” is a term that refers to the timing and sequence of bloom of various plants that we can observe each season. It is a useful concept that predicts seasonal events based on what is currently occurring.


Gardening Tips: August 20, 2013

Wasps, Yellow Jackets and Hornets


Gardening Tips: August 7, 2013

August Pests
August is usually the warmest month of the year, but this year it will be hard to top mid-June through mid-July. The month of tropical weather we experienced made our gardens grow very well, but also provided optimal conditions for insects and diseases.