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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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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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Tall Fescue, Hard (Fine) Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue, hard …

Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue and …

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

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Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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