November 7, 2019
This month we were joined by a special guest, Master Gardening candidate Lisa Haynes, who shared low vision tips on gardening safety, organization, weeding and seeding, and more.
- Gardening and Yard Work Tips from VisionAware
- Kevlar gloves are available at Home Depot and Walmart
- Home Depot also offers a "Glove Buying Guide" for home and yard work
- WayAround is a tag-and-scan app available for iPhones and Android phones.
- Our presenter, Lisa, shares her notes from the discussion: "Gardening for Individuals with Low or No Vision" (Word document)
October 3, 2019
Fall is upon us and before we know it, winter will be too. So this month we talked about the best ways to preserve and store our abundance of produce. We also shared our favorite low vision gardening tips.
September 5, 2019
The beauty of gardening is that it can allow us to explore nature through all of our senses. Sensory gardens can provide a tactile and therapeutic environment for anyone regardless of age and ability. This month we explored plants that are fun to touch, smell and taste.
May 2, 2019
A cutting garden is a great way to have your own private source of bouquets to brighten the indoors. Danette Johnson, Hadley Practice Leader and professional flower farmer, hosted this month's discussion where we discussed growing and maintaining a cutting garden.
For Dwarf Zinnias: Jung Seed Co.
April 4, 2019
In this discussion we talked about tips for indoor gardening. We shared our favorite houseplant and how to keep them surviving and thriving inside.
Tip from Ted, for anyone wishing to drive steel posts for garden vine supports:
Use a 4.5 foot length of heavy 2.5 inch steel pipe and put a heavy bolt at one end. Just slide the pipe over Stand up the post and slam the pipe down until you get the required depth. Safe and fast. Just be careful lifting the pipe off when done.
March 7, 2019
Whether you're a veteran gardener or just starting out, looking forward to growing season is always exciting. In this discussion, we talked about planning and plotting this year's garden.
Larry Meiller's Garden Talk on Wisconsin Public Radio
The Ruth Stout System
- How to Have a Green Thumb Without an Aching Back (DB 53896) and other books by Ruth
February 7, 2019
In this discussion we heard from veteran growers on their tips and tricks for beginner gardeners
Check out these resources from fellow gardeners:
Content shared during discussions is for general information purposes only. We encourage you to thoroughly consider if any resource or suggestion is a good fit for you. The inclusion of links does not imply a recommendation or endorsement. The opinions expressed by the participants are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Hadley.