2011 Garden Talk newsletter archives

December 2011 (PDF)

  • What's wrong with my pine trees?
  • Community garden to form in Hannibal
  • Poinsettia care
  • Deck the halls with boughs of holly
  • What's wrong with my spruce trees?
  • Gardening tips for December
  • Upcoming events

November 2011 (PDF)

  • Preparing your garden for winter
  • Holiday flower arranging class offered at Missouri Livestock Symposium
  • Summary of the state of gardening
  • Local food update — the fall harvest
  • Garden programs to be offered in Moberly
  • Gardening tips for November
  • Master Gardener volunteer hours due Nov. 30
  • Upcoming events

October 2011 (PDF)

  • Pumpkins have several uses
  • Master Gardener training to be offered this fall.
  • Lady Landowner Workshop to be held in Kahoka
  • Tips for fall gardening
  • Local food update
  • Farm tour held in Putnam County
  • Gardening tips for October
  • Upcoming events

September 2011 (PDF)

  • Celebrate local food week
  • Fall lawn care
  • Harvesting and storing winter squash
  • local food update
  • Knowing when to harvest pears can be tricky
  • Gardening tips for September
  • Upcoming events

August 2011 (PDF)

  • Register now for the Missouri Master Gardener Conference
  • Master Gardener Training to be offered this fall
  • Black Rot on Grapes
  • Fruit and Vegetable Tour in Putnam County, July 29
  • Local food update
  • August gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

July 2011 (PDF)

  • Dealing with diseases and disorders of tomatoes
  • Enjoy a fresh peach this summer
  • Local food update
  • July gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

June 2011 (PDF)

  • Around the home and garden
  • The spring harvest
  • Exhibit your flowers and produce at the county fair
  • Essential growing conditions for roses
  • Garden tips for June
  • Upcoming events

May 2011 (PDF)

  • Insects in the garden
  • Making and using compost
  • Making and using rain barrels
  • Vegetable questions and answers
  • Garden tips for May
  • Upcoming events

April 2011 (PDF)

  • Get your garden off to a good start
  • All-American selection winners "ornamentals"
  • Eating local...part 3 — eating your weeds
  • Garden tips for April
  • Upcoming events

March 2011 (PDF)

  • Eating local is not that hard to do...part 2
  • All-American selection winners — vegetables
  • Vegetable gardening workshop to be held in Brookfield and Kirksville
  • Gardening tips for March
  • Upcoming events

February 2011 (PDF)

  • Two new roses make All-American selection list
  • Environmentally friendly gardening workshop to be held in Memphis and Macon
  • Eating local is not that hard to do...part 1
  • Gardening tips for February
  • Upcoming events

January 2011 (PDF)

  • Attracting birds to your landscape
  • Diagnosing houseplant problems
  • State-by-state gardening magazine announces publication of Missouri Gardener Magazine
  • Caring for houseplants
  • Garden tips for January
  • Upcoming events