Janell Diggs’ Slides on Herbs

Janell Diggs presented on “Herbs” at our regular monthly meeting this morning. She was kind enough to allow us to share her slides here.

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Amanda Borden’s Slides for Gardening 101

Amanda Borden presented a Lunch & Learn talk on “Gardening 101” for the Autauga County Master Gardeners on January 4, 2018. Here are her slides.

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Here are the plant recommendations Amanda promised:

Plants for Dry Places (Hayes Jackson, Regional Extension Agent, Calhoun & Etowah Counties):

Agave
Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora)
Nolina (Nolina texana)
Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundiflora)
Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus)
Maple Leaf Viburnum (viburnum acerifolium)
Aucuba (Aucuba japonica)
Mahonia (Mahonia spp.)
Liriope (Liriope genus)
Roof Iris (Iris tectorum)
Alabama Snow Wreath (Neviusia alabamensis)
Spirea (Spiraea spp.)
Sedums
Fringe Tree/Grancy Greybeard (Chionanthus virginicus)
Succulents

“Bullet-Proof” Plants for Southern Gardens (Jason Powell, Petals from the Past):

Reseeding Annuals—Larkspur, Poppies, Johnny Jump Up (Viola)
Bulbs—Leucojum (Snowflake), Narcissus (Ice Follies), Crinum
Antique Roses
Lenten Rose
Bears Breeches
Creeping Heliotrope
Red Hot Poker
Blue Star Amsonia
Blue Princess Verbena
Jerusalem Sage Phlomis
Salvia
Blackberry Lily
Chrysanthemum  (Ryan’s Pink)
Herbs—Rosemary (Tuscan Blue), Bulbing Fennel, Catmint, Feverfew, Creeping Thyme (Lemon Mist), Texas Tarragon
Shrubs—French Hydberrangea, Virginia Sweetspire, Spirea (Anthony Waterer)
Fruit—Blackries, Blueberries, Figs
Roses—Early Hybrid Tea (Blossomtime), Texas Squarehead Primrose
Blackfoot Daisy
Spigelia (Indian Pink)
Blue Chaste Tree
Texas Star Hibiscus
Clematis

Lee and Amanda Borden’s Slides on Cover Crops

Lee and Amanda Borden presented a talk on cover crops to the Montgomery Master Gardeners Tuesday, November 28. Here are their slides.

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Jane Mobley’s Slides on Herbs

Jane Mobley has graciously shared her slides from her presentation to the intern class on herbs. Thanks, Jane!

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Slides for Chilton County Master Gardeners

Today, Lee and Amanda Borden presented to the regular meeting of the Chilton County Master Gardeners on the subject of Fall Vegetable Gardening. Here is the video showing their slides. While watching, you may press the pause button or (using most browsers) your space bar whenever you wish to stop the video and jot down key information.

Mary McCroan Cooks with French Sorrel

Mary McCroan’s video is up on Stubborn Old Gardeners now, describing the advantages of perennial vegetables like French sorrel. Then she shows us how to make a hearty soup using the sorrel.

One of the advantages of shooting these videos is that John Barnes and I got to taste the soup. Yum!