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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 Garden in July

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener By July the flower and shrub garden is in full bloom shouting “Summer,” and you are enjoying all the beauty that...

Delayed Strawberry Season

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener Berry Season is my favorite time of year. From strawberries to raspberries, blackberries and blueberries, WNY grows the juiciest and tastiest....

Care of Spring Flowering Bulbs

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener Last fall I was inspired by a photograph in a ‘Monet’s Garden’ book. The photograph was of a garden filled with...

Pet Safety in the Garden

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener I tend to proclaim that I am a plant lover, not an animal lover. But then, with a little reflection over...

I’m Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener A Four Leaf Clover- there is more to this plant than you thought you knew. Clover has long time been associated...

Romantic Garden Plants

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener Roses are favorites for Valentine’s Day; a symbol and profession of our love. But when it comes to the garden, there...

Did the “Polar Vortex” Hurt Our Plants?

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner, Master Gardener It’s difficult to think about the garden in the midst of all this snow. But you just can’t help wonder,...

Scents of the Season

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner, Master Gardener Plants are involved in every part of our lives. Most probably never give this a thought as we go on...

Plant Your Garlic Now

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner Master Gardener I attended a Talk this past weekend on “Planting Garlic” at a local Nursery. Tom Szulist, the speaker, who many call...

Invasion of the Spiders

Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner, Master Gardener Spiders, Spiders everywhere! Seems everywhere I go lately, to social gatherings and even on Facebook, everyone is talking about spiders...

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