Welcome to our blog!... "As The Shovel Turns"

Here is a place we share topics that are sometimes humorous, and sometimes serious but everything is factual.

We hope you visit often. As the shovel turns up new things in the garden, we hope your garden will continue to succeed and flourish.  

You may occasionally find information posted you wish to download or print to collect for your personal library of information. Feel free to save what you wish. As master gardeners our goal is to enthusiastically share our love of gardening with you and increase your knowledge and compassion for what we enjoy, especially with others who have the same interests.

What is a Bulb???

By: Mary Tucker,  Master Gardener    As Master Gardeners, a main task of ours is educating the public, and it’s usually important to use correct terms when we are describing

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September 2021 Demo Gardens

By Marcia Winchester, Master Gardener    One of my favorite times at our Demo Garden is September when seemingly overnight the Pollinator and Heirloom Gardens have an explosion of beautiful

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Are YOU a “MOTH-ER”?

By Jennifer Ruscilli, Cherokee County Master Gardener, Master Naturalist I have always found moths interesting. Some are small, some look like they have eyes on their wings, some are plain

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