Karen Musgrave

Karen Musgrave, CNLP, is a marketing and education specialist at Hicks Nurseries and contributing writer to Long Island Weekly.

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Gardening Is Good For The Earth

Gardening is good for the earth. Plants are what keep the air clean, our bellies full and the spaces around us looking beautiful. Support the earth by making wiser choices and by incorporating plants indoors...

Grow Into Vegetable Gardening

Spring has arrived and now is the time to begin vegetable gardening. Growing your own produce is a great project for the entire family and it will provide you with fresh, delicious food to enjoy...

Downy Mildew Continues To Plague Long Island Gardens

Cool nights and warm daytime conditions have brought downy mildew back into the spotlight on Long Island. The disease, which affects impatiens walleriana, is spread by air and by the splashing of spores due to...

Spring Into Action In Your Garden Now

After a long and strange pattern of winter weather, it appears spring might actually be here. Early April is the perfect time to get outdoors on a bright sunny day to prepare your yard and...

6 Things You Should Do In Your Garden Now

Thanksgiving is almost here and although you may be focused on turkey and stuffing, your garden is also calling. Get out in the yard, enjoy the sunshine and complete a few simple garden tasks now....

Time to Plant

A few simple steps are all it takes to create a colorful autumn garden So often, homeowners focus on what their gardens looks like in the spring and the summer only. Gardens tend to be overlooked...

Late Summer Gardening Guide

Summer may almost be over but you can continue to reap the benefits of its beauty well into fall with some simple TLC. It’s a good rule of thumb to walk your property every week. This...

Backyard Bliss

Turn your yard into a garden oasis Create a utopia on your property by incorporating items you love, flowers that make you happy and a water feature to help connect you with nature. Although the process...

Garden Trends

Try something new to give your yard a fresh look this season Gardening offers us the opportunity to use our imaginations and expand our homes into the great outdoors. Every single year you can try something...

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Long Island Pet Expo Comes To Suffolk Community College

For pet owners and animal enthusiasts alike, the Long Island Pet Expo on March 3 and 4 is sure to please attendees of all...

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Back To School And Stress? Not Necessarily

As September approaches and thoughts of school return, so too can subtle, and not so subtle, feelings of anxiety and stress. We arm our children...

New Cassel Woman Charged With Taxi Driver Robbery

A New Cassel woman has been charged with robbing a taxi driver on August 18. Police say at 10:30 p.m., a 37-year-old male driver working for...

North Shore Land Alliance Renews Accreditation

The North Shore Land Alliance announced recently that it was awarded renewed accreditation for a standard five-year term by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission....
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