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Let’s Get Gardening … in February, part 2

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield of The Garden Mill for the information in this column. This is the second of two parts. The first part ran yesterday.) Pruning Late winter is the best time to prune many … Read more

Part two: Let’s Get Gardening in January?

(This is the second part of a two-part story about gardening in January by Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill.) If you really can’t spend a whole month doing nothing for your outside garden, there is always planning for … Read more

Part 1: Let’s Think About Gardening in January?

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this column.) January is a very difficult month for gardeners, in many ways. It’s too early to get seeds or to start growing … Read more

Let’s Get Gardening – Part II

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield of The Garden Mill for the information in this column. Part I published yesterday.) Flower Beds – There is still time to get bulbs like tulips, daffodils, crocus, and other spring-bloomers in … Read more

Let’s Get Gardening – Part I

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield for the information in this column. This is Part I of a two-part column. Part II will publish tomorrow.) November is all about getting ready for winter. It’s time to do all … Read more

Let’s get gardening (yes, in the fall) part two

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this column. This is part two of a two parts.) Tender bulbs If you haven’t already, it’s time to dig up your dahlias, … Read more

Let’s get gardening late August tips

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield and The Garden Mill for the information in this column. This is part 1, look for part 2 on Saturday.) What happened to summer?  Did I sleep through the month of August?  … Read more

Let’s Get Gardening: part II

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield for the information in this column. This is part II, the first part ran on Saturday, June 15.) Keep your gardens weeded. Pulling weeds out when they are small makes it much … Read more

Let’s get gardening – Part 1

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this story.) Spring got off to a really slow start around here, making it hard to know when to do anything. It was … Read more