Flowers and houseplants

News

  • Monday, March 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 1937, animator Frank Tashlin borrowed the name of petunia for Porky Pig’s girlfriend. Just as animation has changed greatly in nearly 80 years, today’s petunia is a far cry from yesteryear’s flower.
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  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – You might love your houseplants, but our homes often do not provide the best environment for them to thrive.
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  • Thursday, December 19, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Use it to steal a kiss, but keep it away from children, pets and yourself. Every part of mistletoe, an evergreen plant with white berries, is highly toxic.
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  • Friday, August 16, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension centers are gearing up for Master Gardener classes this fall.
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  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A healthy garden starts from the ground up.
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