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Container Gardening

July Gardening Tips

Lawn Recycle your clippings as you mow instead of bagging and discarding them. Returning these clippings to the law saves time, …

Orange Daylilies

Rethinking Daylilies

During the summer, daylilies (Hemerocallis) can be found in bloom throughout the area. Often times daylilies have been called …

Cover photo for How to Change Hydrangea Color

How to Change Hydrangea Color

Hydrangeas are a popular flowering shrub in the landscape with showy flowers in late spring through early summer. Hydrangeas …

Tickseed or Coreopsis tinctoria

June Gardening Tips

As we welcome in summer, our gardens are now in full swing. With summer weather we have to keep …

Squash Bugs and Eggs

Lookout for Squash Bugs

Squash is a popular summer vegetable we often try to grow in our gardens. However, one challenge when growing …

Container Gardening

May Gardening Tips

May is here and our gardens are coming alive. Below are some tips for what you can do in your …

Root bound spider plant

How to Repot a Houseplant

Many people have houseplants in the home or office to make an indoor area more pleasant and attractive. Eventually …

Spring Backyard Landscape

April Gardening Tips

Spring is in the air and we gardeners are ready to see our gardens flourish. April is gardening month …

Covered Raised Bed

Care for Cold Damaged Plants

A couple of weekends ago we dealt with a winter chill with some low night temperatures. March is usually …

Orange Zinnia Flowers

Don't Plant Too Early!

I believe many of us would agree that we are ready for spring. As we begin getting some spring …

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This woody ornamentals chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews the types of vines, shrubs, …

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This lawns chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews installation and care of turfgrass as …

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10. Herbaceous Ornamentals

This herbaceous ornamentals chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook reviews the selection, bed design, planting, …

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Potato Aphid on Ornamental Plants

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Bandedwinged Whitefly on Ornamentals

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