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Joanne Tanner is a Master Gardener w/ Cornell's Erie County Cooperative Extension since 1997. Joanne has worked extensively with children on several Community Garden projects, school garden projects, Yo Buffalo, Mayors Summer Youth Program and established the first Jr. Master Gardener Program in Erie County. Her garden tips have been published in several books on gardening as well as in the Buffalo News.

The Four Flowers of Christmas

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner By now we have cleaned up the fall leaves, shredded them and added them to the compost with all those Halloween pumpkins....

Dear Autumn

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Dear Autumn, “Welcome. I know we don’t always see eye to eye since you signify the end of summer. But I do marvel...

Japanese Maples

Article Contributed by Joanne Tanner I recently attended an informative class on Japanese Maples at a local garden center. I did so because I would like...

Pros and Cons of Raised Beds

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner When it comes to planting your annuals and vegetables, it’s been a tough season to get going with these cold nights; a...

You Win Some, You Lose Some

My Daffodils and Tulips made it through the rough winter. They were already poking up six inches tall as the snow drift melted away....

Beating the Winter Blues

A Hawaiian friend of mine said, “Don’t let the weather affect your mood.” I thought, “That’s easy to say when you come from a...

January is Seed Catalog Time

While most of us are recovering from the Holiday Season and packing away our decorations, avid gardeners know that January is the time to...

Indoor Gardening for Christmas

Did you think December was a quiet month for Gardening? Not so for indoor gardening and decorating. December is an exciting month! ...

A Clever use for Pumpkins

If you haven’t thrown out those Halloween pumpkins yet, and they are not buried under our first snowfall, here is a clever idea for...

Tomato Troubles

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener While I was at the Erie County Fair this year my snack of choice was a tomato salad made by Chiavetta’s...

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