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Horticulture Newsletter

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February

February 21, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Making Your Own Seed Tape
  • Cure the Itch by Planting Peas
  • Lettuce
  • Soil Temperature and Vegetables
  • Forcing Stems of Woody Plants for Indoor Blooms
  • Pruning Deciduous Shrubs
  • An Easy Way to Propagate Houseplants
  • Leaching Houseplants

 

February 14, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  How to Make a Grow Light
  • Lawn Calendar for Cool-Season Grasses
  • Planting Asparagus
  • Gardening Calendar
  • Fertilizing Spring-flowering Bulbs
  • Soil Testing
  • Soil Tests When Soil are Wet

 

February 7, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Prairie Flower:  Hardy for Kansas
  • Approaching Time for Peach Leaf Curl
  • Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Pruning Young Fruit Trees
  • Handling Tips for Valentine's Day Roses
  • Check Plants for Scale Insects

  January

January 31, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Tips for Growing Blueberries
  • The Difference Among Determinate, Semi-Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes
  • More Tomato Trial Information
  • Fungus Gnats
  • Bringing Houseplants Down to Size
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Plants Recommended for Kansas

 

January 24, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Pothos and Philodendron:  Easy Care Plants
  • New-Media Marketing Bootcamp - February 8-9
  • Preventing Potatoes from Sprouting in Storage
  • Use a Planting Calendar
  • Tomato Trials
  • Cloning Apple  Trees
  • Multiple Grafts on Apple Trees
  • Growing Your Own Firewood

 

January 17, 2017

  • Video of the Week: Flower Bed Design
  • Pruning Storm Damaged Trees
  • Dutch Elm Disease Resistant American Elms
  • Start Trees Off Right
  • Now is a Good Time to Design Your Landscape
  • Fruit Trees and Frost
  • Pawpaw Trees: A Native Fruit
  • Bird Feeding

 

January 10, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Low Light Indoors?  No Problem!
  • Great Plains Growers Conference - January 12-14
  • Caddo Sugar Maples
  • Newer Lights Available for Indoor Gardeners
  • All-America Selection Winners for 2017

 

January 3, 2017

  • Video of the Week:  Rain Barrels - A Great Way to Conserve Water
  • Great Plains Growers Conference 
  • Horticulture 2016 Indexed
  • Starting Onion Plants Indoors
  • Extreme Cold and Tree Damage
  • Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs
  • Starting Garden Transplants from Seed
  • Vegetable and Flower Seeding Table