Horticulture

News

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will host a workshop for processors of acidified foods such as salsa and pickles, March 28-29 in Kansas City.
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Once considered a denizen of the shade, begonias today are versatile garden plants that can be used in a variety of ways. This year, the begonia has its moment in the sun as the National Garden Bureau’s flowering annual for 2016.
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  • Thursday, January 7, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Bugs Bunny was always seen nonchalantly munching on a carrot. Considering that the carrot is tasty and nutritious, that makes Bugs one smart bunny.
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  • Friday, December 18, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Every year Americans buy millions of poinsettias. But what do you do with all those plants after the holidays? Many people just throw them away, but there’s always those who wonder if they can be re-bloomed for next year.
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  • Thursday, October 8, 2015
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Leaf curl is a troublesome disease of peach, nectarine and related plants, but it can be easily controlled with a single fungicide application.
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  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Just like surgeons and dentists, gardeners should work with clean tools. Sanitizing garden tools between uses will lower the risk of spreading diseases from one plant to another, says a University of Missouri Extension horticulturist.
  • Friday, March 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s easy to grow lettuce in container gardens, says Kim Martin, manager of Tiger Garden, the student-run floral shop on the University of Missouri campus.
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  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A healthy garden starts from the ground up.
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If the leaves of your roses, shrubs or soybeans look like swiss cheese, the culprit could be Japanese beetles.
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