Garden Talk newsletter

November 2019 (PDF)

  • Preparing your garden for winter
  • Cranberry history and facts
  • Excessive rain can spell garden woes
  • Master Gardener volunteer hours due November 30
  • Gardening tips for November
  • Upcoming events

October 2019 (PDF)

  • Trees don't live forever
  • 2020 horticulture programs
  • Pumpkins have several uses
  • Cover crops improve garden soil
  • Overwintering plants
  • Have a large evergreen that needs removed?
  • Gardening tips for October
  • Upcoming events

September 2019 (PDF)

  • Fall is the best time of year for lawn care
  • Garlic Workshop, September 20, Kirksville
  • Red Buckeye
  • Worn out garden?
  • Keys to a good sample or picture
  • Garden tips for September
  • Upcoming events

August 2019 (PDF)

  • Enjoy a juicy watermelon
  • Master Gardener training offered in Kirksville
  • New Master Gardener online class begins in August
  • Planting fall vegetables
  • Wet spring adds importance to side-dressing
  • August gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

July 2019 (PDF)

  • Wet weather causing many gardening problems
  • How to become a Master Gardener
  • Master Gardener training offered in Kirksville this fall
  • Pollinator program, July 29, Glenwood, MO
  • Mission of University of Missouri Extension
  • Flooding unlikely to affect Japanese Beetle populations
  • Monoecious vs. Dioecious
  • July gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

June 2019 (PDF)

May 2019 (PDF)

  • Invasion of the ants
  • Master Gardener state conference
  • Missouri Tomato School registration info
  • Choosing deer-resistant plants for your landscape
  • Garden tips for May
  • Upcoming events

April 2019 (PDF)

  • Garden workshops offered in April
  • MDC state nursery open house April 6
  • Mid Mo Expo, April 27 in Columbia
  • Understanding Neonicotinoids
  • It's almost tulip time
  • Garden tips for April
  • Upcoming events

March 2019 (PDF)

  • Monarch butterflies: The Good News and the Bad News
  • St. Paddy's Day is a dud for planting spuds
  • Gardening tips for March
  • Upcoming events

February 2019 (PDF)

  • Holiday cacti benefit from bright light and proper watering
  • 2019 All-America selection winners
  • Valentine's Day flowers
  • Garden tips for February
  • Upcoming events

January 2019 (PDF)

  • 2018's weather was 'near normal,' but averages hide record-setting events
  • The Northern Cardinals
  • New Year's resolutions for the gardener
  • Capturing winter with potpourri
  • Garden tips for January
  • Upcoming events

December 2018 (PDF)

  • A Gardener's Night Before Christmas
  • A look back at 2018 horticulture programs
  • Look before you sleep this holiday season
  • Monarchs everywhere - a day to remember
  • Bringing Monarchs to the Adair County Public Library
  • Gardening tips for December
  • Upcoming events