Bush honeysuckle was introduced into the U.S. as an ornamental for city landscapes in 1897. The plant was promoted for soil stabilization and reclamation programs in the 1960’s.
Cuttings of annuals can be taken now to provide vigorous plants for overwintering.
Wet spring makes plants, trees and shrubs vulnerable to drought. Listen to the audio.
With the memory of water-logged gardens from abundant spring rains fresh on our minds, now is a good time to consider raised-bed gardening.
When excessive rainfall occurs, soil pores that had been filled with air suddenly become filled with water.
The Missouri Soil Testing Association (MSTA) Approval Program is designed to assure that results provided by participating public and private labs serving the citizens of Missouri agree with allowable statistical limits.
Most people who are active in caring for their lawns and landscaped plants are aware of and concerned about the decline of insect pollinators, such as certain types of bees and butterflies.
Like surgeons and dentists, gardeners should work with clean tools.
The best way to make sure your plants get the right nutrients is to have the soil tested.
If you can't remember, you need From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar. This journal will keep you organized with the details of your garden in one handy place.
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.
The following are general-interest lawn and garden Websites from the University of Missouri. Browse the menu on the left for sites on more specific lawn and garden topics.
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The following are general-interest lawn and garden courses. Browse the menu on the left for courses in more specific lawn and garden areas.