advertiser garden

Zoning Board Again Tables Variance Request for Elm St. Grain Mill

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The East Aurora Village Board has tabled a variance request for the grain mill at 47 Elm Street in order to explore whether there are other options through the state’s Historic Preservation Office that would let the project commence without needing to make significant changes to the structure.

Column: The Advertiser Garden: Going Old School; Planting by the Moon

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A fascinating but not well-known aspect of gardening, loved by those in the know, timing a garden’s birth using the cycles of the moon can provide an easy-to-follow calendar that can be fun to work with when planning gardening tasks. We’re officially underway and working towards next week’s Full Moon on June 14.

Column: The Advertiser Garden: To Sow or Not to Sow?

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To quote the great Ina Garten, “If you can’t make your own, store bought is fine.” With spring finally here after a frustratingly slow start, there’s nothing wrong with buying seedlings and started plants. But care is needed.

Column: The Advertiser Garden: Compost Matters

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Let’s talk dirt…garden dirt, to be specific. Not all soil is created equal, and knowing what kind of soil you’re dealing with when going into a garden is important. Generally speaking, the first year of a new garden is, beginners learning pains aside, likely to be the most prolific.  The act of breaking ground on a garden is the first […]

Column: The Advertiser Garden: Mapping out in March and Making the Most of Space

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In the second of the series sharing our progress on the “Advertiser Garden,” an experiment in communal gardening, where we try to turn the small patch of land located outside our rear entrance on Persons Alley into a green space, we share our staff picks and our garden plan. Companion planting and using vertical growing plans are great ways to make use of a small space.

Column: The Advertiser Garden: Making the Most of Winter with Spring Planning

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This column is first of a series sharing our progress on the “Advertiser Garden,” an experiment in communal gardening, where we try to turn the small patch of land located outside our rear entrance on Persons Alley into a green space. Progress on our green experiment can be found on our Instagram page, @eastauroranews, along with a monthly update revolving around a related subject, like this one.