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Horticulture 2015 Newsletter
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April
 
  • Video of the Week: Easy to Make: Row Planting Tool
  • Remove Blossoms on Newly Planted Strawberries
  • Fertilizing Cole Crops
  • Ash/Lilac Borer
  • Borers on Pines
  • Carpenter Bees
  • Termites or Ants
  • Controlling Broadleaf Weeds in Lawns in the Spring
  • Use a String Line and Planting Board

 
  • Video of the Week:  Crabgrass Prevention in Lawns
  • Seeding Cool-Season Lawns in the Spring
  • Blanching Cauliflower
  • Controlling Weeds in Strawberries
  • Fertilizing the Home Orchard
  • Ants in the Home
  • First Generation Nantucket Pine Tip Moth
  • Butterfly Gardening
  • Setting Up Water Teepees

March

March 31, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Self-Watering Planter Saves Time
  • Starting Tomatoes Early
  • Herbicides for Home Vegetable Gardens
  • Proper Timing for Crabgrass Preventers
  • How Low Should You Go?
  • Brown Coloration and Junipers
  • Laying Plastic Mulch
  • Organic Sources of Nitrogen Fertilizers
  • Eastern Tent Caterpillars
 

March 24, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Caring for Knockout Roses
  • Care for Spring-Flowering Bulbs
  • Preventing Weeds in Flower Beds
  • Asparagus Time
  • Apple Tree Sprays
  • Frost Tolerance of Apricots and Peaches
  • Proper Timing for Crabgrass Preventers
  • Transplant Solutions and Sidedressing

March 17, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Core Aeration of Cool-Season Lawns
  • Frost Proof Vegetable Plants
  • Controlling Weeds in Home Garden Asparagus Beds
  • Remove Fern and Fertilize Asparagus
  • Pruning Hybrid-Tea Roses
  • Breaking the Pine Wilt Cycle
  • Wild Garlic, Wild Onion and Star-of-Bethlehem

 

March 10, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Pruning Grape Vines
  • Time to Plant Potatoes Approaching
  • Rhubarb
  • Pruning Raspberries and Blackberries
  • Managing Turf in Shade
  • Ten Rules for Planting Trees
  • Adding Organic Matter in the Spring

 

March 3, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Growing Asparagus
  • Bolting and Buttoning in Cole Crop Plants
  • Strawberry Mulch Removal
  • Fertilizing Perennial Flowers
  • Seven-son Flower
  • Cut Back Ornamentals
  • Pruning Deciduous Shrubs
 
February
 
  • Video of the Week:  Soil Testing
  • Lawn Calendar for Warm-Season Grasses
  • Lawn Calendar for Buffalograss
  • Growing Blueberries
  • Blueberries in Containers
  • Cure the Itch by Planting Peas
  • Iris Leaf Spot Control Starts Now
  • Don't Work Wet Soil
  • Repotting Houseplants

 

February 17, 2015

  • Video of the Week: Grow Light - How to Make
  • Planting Asparagus
  • Lettuce
  • What Fruit Trees to Plant?
  • An Easy Way to Propagate Houseplants
  • Soil Tests When Soils are Wet
  • Leaching Houseplants

February 10, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Succulents and Cacti: How to Water
  • Handling Tips for Valentine's Day Roses
  • Lawn Calendar for Cool-Season Grasses
  • Pruning Overgrown Apple Trees
  • Soil Temperature and Vegetables
  • Soil Testing
  • What a Soil Test Does Not Tell You
  • "Selling at Farmer's Market" Webinar for KSRE Professionals Archived

February 3, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Tips for Growing Blueberries
  • Approaching Time for Peach Leaf Curl Control
  • Dormant Oil Sprays for Fruit Trees
  • Pruning Fruit Trees
  • Pruning Young Fruit Trees
  • Rabbit Resistant Flowers
  • Tomato Test:  Fruit Size
  • Check Plants for Scale Insects
  • Local Seed Sources (Addendum)
January

January 27, 2015


 

January 20, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Flower Bed Design
  • Upcoming Events
  • Fruit Trees and Frost
  • Start Trees Off Right
  • All-American Selection Winners for 2015
  • Bird Feeding
  • Growing Your Own Firewood
  • Bringing Houseplants Down to Size

 

January 13, 2015

  • Video of the Week:  Palms, Indoor Care
  • How Much Can a Vegetable Garden Save in Food Costs?
  • Sources for Tomato Seed
  • Call for Local Sources of Vegetable Seed
  • "Selling at Farmer's Markets" Webinar for KSRE Professionals
  • Newer Fluorescent Lights Available for Indoor Gardeners
  • Conservation Trees from the Kansas Forest Service

 

January 6, 2015

  • Video of the week:  Succulent Plants for your Home
  • Great Plains Growers Conference
  • Horticulture Newsletter Now Available in Blog Format
  • Starting Onion Plants Indoors
  • Using Old Garden Seed
  • Vegetable and Flower Seeding Table
  • Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs
  • Starting Transplants from Seed
 
 
 
 
 
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