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Horticulture Newsletter

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 February

February 25, 2020

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

 

February 18, 2020

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

 

February 11, 2020

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

 

February 4, 2020

  • Video of the Week:  Pothos and Philodendron:  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 28, 2020

  • Video of the Week:  Flower Bed Design
  • K-State Industrial Hemp Conference
  • Preventing Potatoes from Sprouting in Storage
  • Cloning Apple Trees
  • Multiple Grafts on Apple Trees
  • Collect Scion Wood Now
  • Growing Your Own Firewood
  • Using a Planting Calendar

 

January 21, 2020

  • Video of the Week:  Attracting Birds to Your Backyard
  • K-State Industrial Hemp Conference
  • Fruit Trees and Frost
  • Dutch Elm Disease Resistant American Elms
  • Start Trees Off Right
  • Pawpaw Trees
  • Bird Feeding
  • Now is a Good Time to Design Your Landscape

 

January 14, 2020

  • Video of the Week:  How to Make a Grow Light
  • Caddo Sugar Maple
  • How to Tell Poison Ivy and Virginia Creeper Apart in the Winter
  • Conservation Trees from the Kansas Forest Service
  • Newer Lights Available for Indoor Gardeners
  • All-America Selection Winners for 2020

   January 7, 2020

  • 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