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Squash Time!

Up at dawn, those early-riser squash bees are doing a great job pollinating our many squash plants!

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Canillas Organic Herb Garden

The organic herb garden at Canillas is available to all gardeners. ¬†Here you will find chives, thyme, sage, basil, parsley, tarragon, dill, oregano, and other herbs. Helen Brody, an adventurous cook who has been tending the garden, suggests: “Try several … Continue reading

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Magnolia to Honor Cindy Heath

A Merrill magnolia tree has been planted at Canillas to honor former Lebanon Parks and Recreation Director, Cindy Heath. The magnolia is a replacement for the original crab apple tree planted when Cindy retired; that tree was damaged by a … Continue reading

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Crab Apple in Flower

Love this time of year when the crab apple is in flower, peas, chives, and spinach are up, and all sorts of possibilities are dancing in our heads.

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Arbor Day Celebration – April 28

This is the 13th tree planted in Lebanon as part of Tree City USA’s Arbor Day Foundation. A proclamation from Lebanon’s City Council was read expressively, in ¬†alternate phrases, by Councilors Karen Liot-Hill and Clifton Below. Special thanks to Helen … Continue reading

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Replacing Raised Beds

Some of our raised beds have deteriorated and need to be replaced. Long-time Canillas gardener and volunteer, Liz Bickel, offered to pay a carpenter to replace the three most-deteriorated beds. We had thought we’d have to dig out all the … Continue reading

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Thanks to Polly!

  Belated thanks to Polly Gould for the beautiful wreath she crafted for the garden shed!

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