Vegetables

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  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden.
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  • Monday, April 4, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Container gardening can be a great option if time and space are in short supply.
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  • Wednesday, March 23, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A single teaspoon of living soil can contain billions of bacteria, protozoa and fungi. When those soil microbes do what they do best—feed, reproduce and live—they produce mucilage or biofilm, which are nice words for slime.
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  • Monday, February 1, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for transplant when warmer weather arrives.
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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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  • 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.
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2013
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gardeners willing to put in a bit of effort can jump-start this year’s vegetable or flower garden by starting seeds indoors.
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  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A healthy garden starts from the ground up.

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