Home Authors Posts by Joanne Tanner

Joanne Tanner

43 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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.

A Gardener’s Oktoberfest

I hope you take advantage of this wonderful fall weather we are having and attend some of the many Fall Festivals in the area....

Your Winter Landscape

Look out your window. What do you see? Yes there is still snow on the ground. Don’t worry, it’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, the...

March is Indoor Garden Show Time!

March is the month when you can step out of winter and attend Garden Shows, Expos and Educational Seminars. You could say that it’s...

Say “I Love You” in the Language of Flowers

Since antiquity, flower symbolism has been a significant part of cultures around the world. Flowers accompany us in every major event in life--birth, marriage,...

Plants can help beat Cabin Fever in January

January, how do you feel? Is it the month that brings you a ‘let down’ after all the hoopla for Christmas and New Year’s?...
Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner

Down to Earth: ‘Tis the Season – It’s Catalog Time

Winter is finally upon us with a good dose of snow. For all of you who wanted a white Christmas looks like you got...
Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner

Down to Earth – Poinsettia and other Christmas Plants – Are they Poisonous?

Poinsettia and its’ Origins Poinsettias have become synonymous to Christmas as pumpkins are to Halloween. Their botanical name Euphorbia pulcherrima was assigned to the Poinsettia...

Down to Earth: Choosing a Christmas Tree – What’s Your Preference?

A live Tree or an artificial Christmas tree? What’s the best way to go? I will be babysitting for my daughter again this year...
Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner

Down to Earth – Last Minute Natural Thanksgiving Table Décor

We are now down to the wire right before Thanksgiving. I’m sure you’ve completed most of the food shopping except for the perishables. And...
Contributing Writer Joanne Tanner

Down to Earth: Tree Damage – Surviving Hurricane Sandy

We were much blessed to be located inland from Hurricane Sandy. Hopefully you survived without too much damage to your home and landscape. Water...

Read This Week’s Issue – September 13, 2021

Read Jamestown Gazette - Week of 9-13-2021  

Recent Articles