Garden Talk newsletter

July 2015 (PDF)

  • Rain, humidity causing diseases in lawns and gardens this summer
  • Swarming bees cause concern
  • Rose slugs
  • July gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

June 2015 (PDF)

May 2015 (PDF)

  • Springtime in the lawn and garden
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs after bloom
  • Trees vulnerable to storm damage
  • Controlling weeds in your lawn and garden
  • Garden tips for May
  • Upcoming events

April 2015 (PDF)

  • Spring planting is underway (MP3)
  • Evergreens serve many functions in the landscape (MP3)
  • Spring Forward into Gardening program, April 18
  • Garden tips for April
  • Upcoming events

March 2015 (PDF)

  • Preparing your garden for spring (MP3)
  • Garden workshop to be held in Brookfield March 27
  • Lewis County Women in Agriculture Workshop March 25
  • Missouri Century Farms
  • Organic practice: soil health (MP3)
  • Four leaf clover...a symbol of St. Patrick's Day
  • Garden tips for March
  • Upcoming events

February 2015 (PDF)

  • Late winter is the time to prune fruit trees and small fruits
  • Salt damage to plants (MP3)
  • All-America selection winners
  • Care for Valentine's Day flowers
  • Spring Forward workshop April 18
  • Beginning gardening workshop, March 21
  • Gardening tips for February
  • Upcoming events

January 2015 (PDF)

  • What's all the buzz about?
  • In memory of Alix Carpenter
  • Overwintering houseplants
  • 2014 Master Gardener volunteer hour summary
  • Food gardening in the U. S. at the highest levels in more than a decade, according to new report by the National Gardening Association
  • Garden tips for January
  • Upcoming events