Bev Johnson

Slopes present challenge for gardeners

It’s easy to plant a flat space, but slopes can bring you to tears. It may be too steep to mow easily, or prone to ... Read more

It is time to try out some new tools

Every gardener has a few favorite tools. Even if you have been gardening for years, here are a few you may not have heard of ... Read more

Are we ready for some early blooms?

Have you had it with the more common spring flowers? Tulips and daffs are great, but there are a whole host of other spring bloomers ... Read more

Here are plants to try out in zone 3

Even though we have been told we are now zone 4A, local gardeners have discovered that zone 4 plants don’t always live up to their ... Read more

Blueberries a difficult plant to grow

A persistent question at the extension office is, “How can I grow blueberries?” The answer is, “You probably can’t.” Blueberries must have a very acid ... Read more