Officials with the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently confirmed the identification of an emerald ash borer (EAB) found in northern St. Louis.
While not a leading star on the ornamental stage, gaillardia can comfortably fill the supporting actor role in your garden.
Pinch azaleas and rhododendron blossoms as they fade. Double flowered azaleas need no pinching.
Like surgeons and dentists, gardeners should work with clean tools.
The best way to make sure your plants get the right nutrients is to have the soil tested.
If you can't remember, you need From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar. This journal will keep you organized with the details of your garden in one handy place.
If you have the sniffles or a bad infection, a visit to your doctor can usually put things right. Plants can get sick too and the lant Diagnostic Clinic is where you can turn for help. Watch the video.
Any grass can be grown in Missouri, but none grow well.
If your garden is more clay than loam, not all is lost. You can improve clay soil. Listen to the audio.
Growing a garden provides your body with a good physical workout. Make gardening a family affair and all will harvest the benefits.
University of Missouri Extension has released a free app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden. Watch the video.
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