Gardening Tips: September 2, 2015

Late August Planting

I have detected a distinct hint of fall weather this past week as well as noticing some premature fall coloration on some trees and shrubs. More...

Posted 9/1/2015 10:06 PM

Gardening Tips: August 5, 2015

Dog Days and Tomatoes

We are well into what has been called the “Dog Days” of summer. This expression is usually interpreted as having to do with the fact that it is so hot and uncomfortable outside. More...

Posted 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Gardening Tips: July 15, 2015

My Rain Barrel Floweth Over

During the month of June we received between six to 10 inches of rain in our region. The total was more to the north in the Adirondacks and less south of Albany, but still more than enough to end the drought. More...

Posted 7/15/2015 12:05 PM

Gardening Tips: June 17, 2015

Garden Pests and Rain

Since Memorial Day weekend I have recorded about 3.75 inches of rain at my house, which is enough to relieve the drought conditions we had experienced since April. More...

Posted 6/17/2015 10:07 AM

Gardening Tips by Bob Beyfuss: June 3, 2015

All About Tea

Well, we have had to deal with another weird week of May weather. Memorial Day weekend had some of us scrambling to cover our tender transplants as widespread frost was reported throughout the region. By Monday, we were back in the mid 80s once more. More...

Posted 6/3/2015 09:19 AM

Gardening Tips: May 6, 2015

Forsythia More...

Posted 5/5/2015 08:00 PM

Gardening Tips: August 26, 2015

Dragon Flies and Hard Tomatoes

It has been another hot week in the region, with several 90-degree days in a row, punctuated by some widely scattered thunderstorms that have not provided nearly enough rainfall to keep our gardens as lush as we would like. More...

Posted 8/25/2015 10:09 PM

Gardening Tips: July 22, 2015

Come to the Fair!

The 2015 Greene County Youth Fair will be held Thursday July 23 through Sunday July 26 at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo. More...

Posted 7/21/2015 08:48 PM

Gardening Tips: June 24, 2015

Fruit in the Home Garden

I will stop complaining about the drought since it seems like we are finally back to almost normal soil moisture. Of course, along with the rain, comes the weeds, mosquitoes, slugs, and other assorted pests! More...

Posted 6/24/2015 10:12 AM

Gardening Tips: June 10, 2015

We finally got some much needed rain last week as we enter the honeymoon month of June, but we could use at least another inch or two of a steady, gentle rain. More...

Posted 6/10/2015 10:46 AM

Gardening Tips: May 27, 2015

Lilacs

Lilacs More...

Posted 5/27/2015 11:22 AM

Gardening Tips: May 20, 2015

Pollinators More...

Posted 5/21/2015 02:45 PM

Gardening Tips

Backyard Maple Syrup One of the very few things I am missing about my snowed in home in Conesville this March, is the opportunity to make some maple syrup in my backyard. More...

Posted 3/10/2015 08:00 PM