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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, …

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 that we often try to grow in our gardens. However, one challenge when …

Blackspot Disease on Rose

Common Rose Diseases

Roses are a popular plant known for their large, elegant flowers. Many gardeners try their hands at growing roses …

Gerber Daisy

May Gardening Tips

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

Tomato Transplants

April Gardening Tips

April is gardening month so enjoy the spring weather with these gardening tips: Lawn Mow your turf at the correct height. …

Orange Zinnia Flowers

Don't Plant Too Early!

It feels like spring time so I can start planting my flowers and vegetables, right? These warm spring temperatures …

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Appendix B. Pesticides and Pesticide Safety

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will help readers to understand the impact of …

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Appendix A. Garden Journaling

This appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook describes the value of garden journaling and different …

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1. Soils and Plant Nutrients

This Soils and Plant Nutrients Chapter from the Extension Gardener Handbook examines the physical and …

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