Suburbanites and city dwellers don’t have to drive to the country to enjoy viewing wildlife. A few simple additions and changes can make even a small backyard attractive to a greater variety of wildlife.
MU Extension can help you produce a bounty of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Read our latest information.
Are you overwhelmed when you go the plant nursery?
Rain makes grass grow. That's good for grazing livestock, but makes haying difficult.
Spring reseeding of cool-season grasses needs to occur in late February and early March. For many homeowners, that wasn't possible this year because the ground was covered with snow. Listen to the audio.
If your garden is more clay than loam, not all is lost. You can improve clay soil. Listen to the audio.
Growing a garden provides your body with a good physical workout. Make gardening a family affair and all will harvest the benefits.
Trees, like people, have a life span. They live, they flourish, they die.
Growing fruit is a true labor of love because there are so many pests waiting to deny you the fruits of your labor.
University of Missouri Extension has released a free app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden. Watch the video.
Homeowners looking forward to a lush, green lawn this spring and summer should take care not to overdo it. Watch the video.
It pays to do a little research, ask some questions and check with other gardeners before purchasing plants.
In the first overhaul of the map in more than 20 years, many areas are finding that warmer winters now allow plants that formerly only neighbors to the south could enjoy.
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