How long do garden seeds last? How do you tell if your old seeds are still good? Let’s find out! Wintertime is the season when these questions matter. The gorgeous seed catalogs arrive in the mail, tempting you with beautiful photographs. But before you go crazy, it’s time to inventory your leftover seeds to avoid duplication and determine viability. Seeds […]

HOW LONG DO SEEDS LAST

The Thomas Jefferson Gardens of Greene County Board is initiating an occasional series entitled, “Understand Democracy.” While the Gardens and Welcome Center serve as Greene County’s Front Door for visitors, one of the original plans was also to provide education and information. The exact title for the building is the Education and Welcome Center. The […]

UPCOMING EVENT

Thomas Jefferson Garden’s Concert, Saturday, August 7, 2021, 5:00 pm Get ready for a wonderful musical experience at the pavilion in Thomas Jefferson Gardens! We have two professional musicians who are members of the Van Gilder family visiting Jefferson from their homes in Colorado. Ryan Van Gilder will perform on several trombones. Brightin Rose Schlumpf […]

“SLIDES AND STRINGS”

KEEP YOUR ROSES HEALTHY AND BLOOMING WITH THESE PRUNING TIPS PRUNING ROSES BY TYPE Hybrid and Floribunda Roses These roses bloom more than once per season and generally bloom on new wood. In late winter or very early spring, the roses need a good clearing out and cutting back before they start greening up and branching. About the time forsythias bloom, take […]

HOW TO PRUNE ROSES