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April 2016

Kitchen Gardens

Our habit of dividing plants into the “useful” and the “ornamental” is relatively new. In medieval Europe virtually all plants were assumed to have some medicinal value.  The kitchen herb garden was a way to not only satisfy taste buds but provide a family with medical relief.  Flavoring, dyeing, scenting and dosing is as old as time.

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Through the ages the kitchen herb gardens have existed to support households no matter the social status of the gardeners.

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2016 Knox Estate Gardener’s Spring Meeting

What a success our first meeting was! The Gardeners are back and planning their work on the gardens!  It was nice to see our gardeners from last year as well as some new faces.  We walked the gardens and took inventory on the work to be done.

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First Knox Estate Garden Club Meeting 2016

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This Thursday April 21st at 5:30 The Knox Mansion will be hosting the first Knox Estate Garden Club Meeting for 2016.  

We have so much to do this year to continue what we started last Fall.  Please join us for a glass of wine to meet and greet your fellow gardeners. We hope to have lots of helpers this year.  Even if you don’t know a daisy from a daffodil we can use your help. Continue reading “First Knox Estate Garden Club Meeting 2016”

Every Day Something New!

Taking my walk this morning at the Knox Estate Mansion I always have such anticipation about what I might find that is new.

So I will be brief and just show you what I found today.

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The Wisteria is budding!

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They Are Alive!!!!

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This past week was frigid and we were all probably thinking about the new growth of flowers that were covered by ice and snow.  But this is Buffalo and even our flowers know how to persevere. Continue reading “They Are Alive!!!!”

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