Richard Hebert KANE Podcast 2-7-19

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Richard Hebert of Hebert’s Garden Center joins KANE 1240AM each Thursday at 11:30. This week, among other things, we talked about aloe vera and spring plants that are ready to go.

February Featured Houseplant: Aloe Vera

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Aloe (Aloe spp.), an easy-care succulent, has distinctive elongated leaves that fan out in a vase shape from a central base. Try smaller varieties such as Aloe vera on a sunny kitchen window. Aloes work nicely in dish gardens and in rooms with Southwestern decor. Keep the spiky leaves away from high-traffic areas. The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive … Read More

Richard Hebert KANE Podcast 1-31-19

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Richard Hebert of Hebert’s Garden Center joins us each Thursday at 11:30. This week, among other things, we talked about about seasonal changes.

It’s Time To Plan Your Spring Veggie Garden

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What should I plant? How much should I plant? And where should I plant it? If you’re new to gardening—and even if you’re not—starting your garden can, at times, feel overwhelming. The good news? You don’t have to be a master gardener to create a garden plan that yields a healthy harvest. Here are a few tips to help you … Read More

How to Care for Garden Tools

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Properly caring for your tools will ensure that you enjoy gardening with them for many seasons to come. 5 can-do tool-care tips Easiest of all, maybe: Simply rinse soil off digging tools after each use, by making a pit stop at the garden hose. Dry thoroughly. A stiff brush hanging by the tap would make for even more thorough cleaning. … Read More

Poinsettia Care

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Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) remain one of the most popular holiday flowers. Hybridizers have expanded the range of colors from the familiar red to pastel yellow and vibrant bi-colors. One of the most common questions after Christmas is “How can I care for my poinsettia so that it will bloom again next Christmas?”. While this can be done, it’s a very … Read More