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March

March 19, 2019

  • Video of the Week:   How to Plant a Tree
  • Mushroom Cultivation Workshop - March 21
  • Controlling Weeds in Home Garden Asparagus Beds
  • Remove Fern and Fertilize Asparagus
  • Frost Tolerance of Apricots and Peaches
  • Why Seeding Cool-Season Grasses in the Spring is Difficult
  • Managing Turf in Shade
  • Ten Rules for Planting Trees

March 12, 2019

  • Mushroom Cultivation Workshop - March 21
  • Video of the Week:  Fertilizing the Garden
  • Time to Plant Potatoes Approaching
  • Bolting and Buttoning in Cole Crop Plants
  • Use Wide Rows for Certain Vegetables
  • Rhubarb
  • Iris Leaf Spot Control Starts Now
  • Establishing a Wildflower Area
  • Rose Rosette Disease
  • Cut Back Ornamental Grasses
  • Don't Work Wet Soil

 March 5, 2019

  • Mushroom Cultivation Workshop - March 21
  • Video of the Week:  Tips for Growing Blueberries in Kansas
  • Blueberries in Containers
  • It's Not too Late for Dormant Overseeding of Turfgrass
  • Why Seeding Cool-Season Grasses in the Spring is Difficult
  • Lawn Calendar for Buffalograss
  • Establishing a Wildflower Area

  February

February 26, 2019

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

 

February 19, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  Growing Asparagus
  • Lawn Calendar for Cool-Season Grasses
  • Planting Asparagus
  • Fertilizing Spring-flowering Bulbs
  • Gardening Calendar
  • Soil Testing
  • Soil Tests When Soils are Wet
  • What a Soil Test Does Not Tell You

February 12, 2019

  • Video of the Week:   Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Approaching Time for Peach Leaf Curl Control
  • Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Pruning Overgrown Apple Trees
  • Pruning Young Fruit Trees
  • Check Plants for Scale Insects
  • Handling Tips for Valentine's Day Roses

 

February 5, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  Easy Care Plants
  • The Difference Among Determinate, Semi-Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes
  • Tomato Trials
  • Fungus Gnats
  • Bringing Houseplants Down to Size
  • Plants Recommended for Kansas
  • Poisonous Plants

 January

January 29, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  Flower Bed Design
  • Cloning Apple Trees
  • Multiple Grafts on Apple Trees
  • Preventing Potatoes from Sprouting in Storage
  • Growing Your Own Firewood
  • Use a Planting Calendar

 January 22, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  Attracting Birds to your Backyard
  • Start Trees Off Right
  • Pawpaw Trees:  A Native Fruit
  • Dutch Elm Disease Resistant American Elms
  • Fruit Trees and Frost
  • Bird Feeding

  January 15, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  How to Make a Growing Light
  • Caddo Sugar Maples
  • Conservation Trees from the Kansas Forest Service
  • How to Tell Poison Ivy and Virginia Creeper Apart in the Winter
  • Newer Lights Available for Indoor Gardeners
  • All-America Selection Winners for 2019

 

January 8, 2019

  • Video of the Week:  Paperwhite Narcissus
  • Horticulture 2018 Indexed
  • Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs
  • Starting Onion Plants Indoors
  • Starting Garden Transplants from Seed
  • Using Old Garden Seed