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Saucer Magnolia

March Gardening Tips

March weather usually gives us a little taste of spring and gardens begin to come alive as we near …

Hand Pruners

February Gardening Tips

During the winter season, we gardeners are usually not spending much time outside in our gardens. However, it won’t …

Asparagus

Time for Planting Asparagus

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) may seem like an unusual vegetable that would be difficult to grow in the garden. However, …

Osmanthus fragrans (Tea Olive)

Plant Spotlight: Tea Olive

This month’s plant spotlight is the tea olive, also known by scientific name as Osmanthus. Tea olive is a …

Camellia_japonica Higo Ohkan

January Gardening Tips

As the holiday season is now behind us, many of us gardeners begin to dream of warm spring days …

Seed Catalogs

Winter Gardening Chores

Winter weather is here and activity in the garden has slowed down. For gardening enthusiasts, their green thumbs might …

Christmas cactus with pink flowers

December Gardening Tips

In December our minds are probably more on preparing for the holidays than working in the garden. If you …

Pecans

It's Pecan Harvest Time!

It won’t be long before we will be planning our holiday meals. No matter how you pronounce the word …

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White grub

White Grubs in Turf

This factsheet summarizes the characteristics of white grubs and addresses how to control them as …

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Cistern, overflow, pump, faucet and gutter beside house

Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water …

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Preemergence Herbicides for Herbaceous Ornamentals

This table presents information on preemergence herbicides for herbaceous ornamentals.

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Controlling Bamboo in Landscape Plantings

There are many species of bamboo sold in the nursery trade, some more invasive than …

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Herbicide Dose Calculations for Landscape "Islands"

This chart presents the grams of herbicide needed for circular landscape beds of various diameters.

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Club-roots on a grass treated with prodiamine

Root Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of root-inhibiting herbicide injuries.

Envoy Plus (clethodim)

This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of Envoy Plus (clethodim).

Herbicide Injury – ACCase Inhibitors

This factsheet describes the symptoms of a lipid biosynthesis (Acetyl CoA carboxylase or ACCase) inhibitor …