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 29, 2013

Wooly Bears
Besides being a great year for all sorts of wild foods, I have noticed that it is also a banner year for wooly bear caterpillars. I see them every day, crossing the roads and in my driveway, my woodpile and just about everywhere else.


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