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Decorate your pumpkin right, and it will carry you past Halloween, through the end of fall!
Go ahead -- plant these spring-flowering bulbs in the fall. The deer and rabbits won't eat them!
When you've spent so much time in your garden, it's nice to be able to share your favorites. You don't have to divide peonies to keep them healthy, but they're nice to give away.
Radio interview source: Laverne Dunsmore, Co-Owner, Countryside Gardens Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Peonies are beautiful and oftentimes can outlast...
Ground penetrating radar has been used for years to inspect things in the earth. Now it's also a diagnostic tool for trees. Look inside the trunk and roots without a single cut.
Radio interview source: Anthony Mucciardi, President, TreeRadar Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below If healthy trees in your grove seem to suddenly topple over...
Walnut harvest time is fast approaching. Know what to look for while the nuts are still on the tree because once they fall to the ground, the squirrels might as well have them.
Radio interview source: Michele Warmund, State Fruit Extension Specialist, University of Missouri Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Black walnut trees product...
Create a new garden bed by layering organic waste. Sheet composting requires no digging and results in a healthy environment for all plants.
Radio interview source: Cindy Wise, Compost Specialist Volunteer Program, Oregon State University Extension Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below When most people...
If you love working with plants and people, consider becoming a Master Gardener. All it takes is some time, and the willingness to volunteer and share your knowledge with the community.
Radio interview source: Janet Carson, Extension Horticulture Specialist, University of Arkansas Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's nice to have a...
When it gets really hot, we start shutting down. The same thing happens with tomato plants. If your tomatoes seem to be on hold and not setting fruit, blame it on the heat.
Radio interview source: Brad Bergefurd, Horticulture Extension Educator, Ohio State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below The heat is a real concern to...
Keep your garden well-watered for the best vegetable and flower production. A soaker hose reduces evaporation, and puts the water right where it needs to go – down to the roots.
Radio interview source: Dennis Patton, Extension Horticulture Agent, Kansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Using a soaker hose on plants...
These hardy plants hold their own all summer, even when heat and drought take their toll on other flowers.