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  1. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • New: July 2008

    Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It offers many of the same benefits as other gardening activities, including exercise, fresh air, landscape beautification and enjoyment. In addition, it promotes... Read more ...

  2. Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

    Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

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    • Revised: Jan. 2012

    Success in growing fruits in home plantings largely depends on the type or cultivar selected. Midwestern growing conditions — cold winters; frosty or rainy springs; hot, dry summers — make it difficult to grow some of the well-known fruits. Every... Read more ...

  3. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    • Reviewed: July 2016

    Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from... Read more ...

  4. Honey Bees as Pollinators, Their Habitats and Products

    Honey Bees as Pollinators, Their Habitats and Products

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    • New: Sept. 2018

    Figure 1. Honey bee (Apis mellifera).The European honey bee (Apis mellifera), also known as the common or western honeybee (Figure 1), is the most influential insect for humankind, both in history and in the honey and wax resources it provides. For... Read more ...

  5. Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

    Insects

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    • New: Oct. 2017

    Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most... Read more ...

  6. Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

    Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

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    • Revised: July 2017

    The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant, which is the main task of an accomplished gardener. Preventing and managing plant disease begins even before planting, with site preparation and plant selection.When a plant does... Read more ...

  7. Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

    Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

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    • Reviewed: April 2010

    The tomato is America's most popular home garden crop. Tomatoes require a small area, bear repeatedly, are widely adapted and easy to grow, and have many culinary uses. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, low in calories, and an excellent... Read more ...

  8. Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

    Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

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    • New: May 2016

    NoteThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Number IIA-1355406. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommenda­tions expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not... Read more ...

  9. Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

    Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

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    • Revised: June 2016

    Welcome to the Missouri Master Gardener program. In this program, you will receive classroom training to become a Master Gardener volunteer in partnership with University of Missouri Extension. More than 2,000 active Missouri Master Gardeners are... Read more ...

  10. Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management

    Soils, Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management

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    • Revised: Jan. 2017

    Soil as a medium for plant growth can be described as a complex natural material derived from weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic materials, which provide nutrients, moisture and anchorage for plants.Soil is a mixture of minerals,... Read more ...

  11. Improving Lawn and Landscape Soils

    Improving Lawn and Landscape Soils

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    • Revised: April 2010

    Poor soil is a common cause of failure to grow vigorous, attractive lawns, trees and shrubs. Topsoils vary greatly from one location to another. Topsoil’s ability to support plant growth can differ from block to block, from farm to farm and from... Read more ...

  12. Controlling Nuisance Moles

    Controlling Nuisance Moles

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    • Reviewed: Jan. 2012

    Moles are small mammals that spend most of their lives in underground burrows. They are seldom seen by humans. When seen, they frequently are mistaken for mice or shrews. The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is the only species that lives in... Read more ...

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