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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Author Archive: Merry Campbell

Grow For It! Spring and the UCCE Master Gardeners of EDC Plant Sale

It’s hard to believe that not only has springtime arrived but that it is time for the semi-annual plant sale. The spring plant sale will be the 10th plant sale put on by the University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of El Dorado County. The Saturday, April 19 sale is from 8 a.m. – […]

Grow For It!: Color and shade — a gardener’s challenge

Contrary to many opinions, achieving color, when also dealing with shade, is not just possible, but can be exciting to achieve. First, any variation of shade is admittedly difficult to work with when wanting to grow beyond monochromatic hues. But that just adds to the challenge. A key point to remember is that color can […]

Grow For It! The plant sale is coming

In spite of the hot weather, the Master Gardeners of El Dorado County have been hard at work this summer in all things gardening, including continued build-out of the Demonstration Garden, and of course, prepping for the seventh plant sale. The sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Grow For It! Shade gardening — challenge or opportunity

Many gardeners, when faced with a lot of shade, think “Oh no.” But with a little planning and understanding of the types of shade, that “Oh no” thought can become an “Ah ha” one. The first and most important thing shade gardeners need to consider is the degree of shade. The deepest shade is the […]

Grow For It! Master Gardener third annual plant sale

The Master Gardeners of El Dorado County have been busy this summer, enjoying the wonderful weather and doing what they love best — gardening. Many of them have been prepping for the third annual Fall Plant Sale to be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, in the parking lot of the Veterans Memorial Building at 130 […]

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