September 2016 Horticulture Tips

Tim Baker, MU Extension Horticulture Specialist
102 N. Main, Suite 1, Gallatin, MO 64640
660-663-3232, bakert@missouri.edu

Horticulture Tip for the week of September 4-10, 2016
Title: “Winter Herbs”

Here’s a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension:

Do you love the flavor of fresh herbs in your meals?  Do you wish you could have your culinary herbs all winter long?  If you have herbs in your garden, try digging them up and transplanting them into large pots.  This works well with parsley, rosemary, chives, and thyme. Bring them indoors, and you can enjoy the flavor of fresh herbs all winter long.

This has been Tim Baker, with a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension.

 

Horticulture Tip for the week of September 11-17, 2016
Title: “Fertilizing Lawns”

Here’s a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension:

Cool season lawns are best fertilized in fall. Make up to 3 applications between now and December. But do not exceed the rates recommended by the fertilizer manufacturer.  Remember, the best results will be based on a soil test.  Call one of your local University of Missouri Extension Horticulture Specialists, and we will be glad to help.

This has been Tim Baker, with a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension.

 

Horticulture Tip for the week of September 18-24, 2016
Title: “Cool Season Vegetables”

Here’s a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension:

If you have a cold frame, put it to good use this fall by planting cool-season vegetables such as radish, lettuce, spinach and other greens.  The cold frame will extend the season by protecting these vegetables from frost.  And you’ll be rewarded by enjoying an extended harvest, long after your other crops have been killed by frost.

This has been Tim Baker, with a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension.

 

Horticulture Tip for the week of September 25 to October 1, 2016
Title: “Pine Needle Loss”

Here’s a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension:

Many times I get calls from homeowners who are concerned about their pine trees and needle loss.  While there can sometimes be diseases which do this, there is a seasonal loss of inner needles on conifers in the fall which is completely normal. It is a natural process, and results in a bed of pine needles that you typically see under pine trees.

This has been Tim Baker, with a Horticulture Tip from University of Missouri Extension.