• Monday, October 24, 2016
    BETHANY, Mo. – Although we often think of pumpkins in terms of pie or Halloween decorations, they are more versatile than most people think.
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  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The first frost of fall is fast approaching, which means it’s time to think about harvesting your sweet potatoes.
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    MARBLE HILL, Mo. – Feed your garden and it will feed you.
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – This fall millions of Americans will make an annual pilgrimage to a retail outlet to purchase a vegetable that, unfortunately, they are very unlikely to eat, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.
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  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “You don’t need to have a green thumb to be a good gardener, but it certainly helps to have good soil,” said David Trinklein, University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist. Unfortunately, most Missouri soils are less than ideal for gardening.
  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has unveiled a free web application to help homeowners apply the right amount of lawn fertilizer.
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Take two cloves of garlic and call me in the morning,” Most of us likely haven’t heard that from the family physician lately.
  • Friday, August 26, 2016
    MONROE CITY, Mo. – The right tools and techniques can make gardening after 50 golden, says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist Todd Lorenz.
  • Friday, August 12, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. — A penny saved is a penny earned, but saving seeds from the garden can be a questionable use of time and energy.
  • Friday, May 13, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nothing says spring like fresh asparagus.
  • 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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  • 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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