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Backyard Gardener: Fall blooming plants for the garden | News, Sports, Jobs

Hello Mid-Ohio Valley farmers and gardeners! Sunshine and mild temperatures rule this week as we continue the harvest from the garden. This week let’s talk about the need for flowering plants in the autumn to support our native pollinators. Fall blooming plants provide food for pollinators. Honeybees and other important pollinators need nectar throughout the …

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Backyard Gardener: Radiant radishes for the garden | News, Sports, Jobs

Hello Mid-Ohio Valley farmers and gardeners! Summer is winding down here in the Valley as school reopens, it gets dark a little sooner every night and college football season begins. As you preserve this summer’s harvest, you can also plant fall crops to extend the growing season. Many gardeners and farmers with high tunnels grow …

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Backyard Gardener: Broccoli ideal for the fall gardening’s cooler weather | News, Sports, Jobs

Hello Mid-Ohio Valley Farmers and Gardeners! What a beautiful mild week of weather for the middle of August. I stopped by a local farm stand this week loaded with fresh tomatoes and peppers. One of my favorite foods for summer is pasta salad with fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden. Don’t let the summer …

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