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Composting

Take advantage of the falling leaves to turn your yard wastes into rich compost. Most every type of soil …

Pumpkin Days

Pumpkin time has arrived with cooler temperatures! Pumpkins are already available in a multitude of shapes, colors and sizes. …

Plant seedlings

Pi Alpha Xi Plant Sale

The annual Pi Alpha Xi Fall Plant Sale is this weekend! There is a pre-sale on Friday (tomorrow!) from 5-6pm. There is an …

What Is an Heirloom?

Gardeners look back at plants our grandparents grew and seek to find them. The popular varieties that are available …

Scale, a Long Term Pest

What plants do you grow that are consumed by pests? For months, armored scales have been ingestion fluids from …

Beneficial Creatures

Our gardens and yards are hosts to a wide variety of fascinating living creatures. They are an important part …

Pesticide Disposal

Pesticides are often used to assist in the removal of pests from unwanted places. What happens when the pesticide …

Crinum Lilies

Crinum lilies make a wonderful addition to the southern landscape. They make a statement with their large showy flowers …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Control of Root-Knot Nematodes in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication describes ways to minimize nematode problems by employing several control measures such as …

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew

This factsheet covers downy mildew disease in cucurbits, including identification, transmission and disease management and …

Glossary

The glossary for the Extension Master Gardener Handbook defines terms that are found in the …

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Appendix H. Community Gardening Resources

This appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives users to the tools …

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Appendix G. Permaculture Design

This Permaculture Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain the benefits of and strategies …

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Appendix F. History of Landscape Design

This Appendix from the Extension Gardener Handbook will explain a brief history of land development …

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Appendix E. Season Extenders and Greenhouses

This Season Extension and Greenhouse appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook. It …

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Appendix D. Garden Tools

This Garden Tools appendix is part of the Extension Gardener Handbook and gives readers information …

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