In the Garden: Tips for June

In the Garden: Tips for June

June is the start of summer vacation, when America’s kids come to the garden to play, to romp, to enjoy life! June can be a very rewarding month for all of us, with strawberries ripening and cherries red, ripe, and plump. It can also stress us gardeners out, as it is the “last” good month […]

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In the Garden: Tips for April

In the Garden: Tips for April

Welcome to another spring in the garden! April is right around the corner and I have some tips for you. April is when the world around us erupts in colors of pinks, whites, lavenders, and light greens as flowers bloom and leaves push forth. Use these tips to get ahead of the game. Annuals Prepare […]

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Tough Turf Weeds: Dandelions

Tough Turf Weeds: Dandelions

What child does not love dandelions? The innocence of life seems to revolve around dandelions, from picking the bright yellow flowers in a bouquet for mommy, to grabbing a seedhead and making a wish upon the drifting seeds. I even allow them to grow and bloom in my yard, food and fuel for early foraging […]

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Tough Turf Weeds: Yellow Nutsedge

Tough Turf Weeds: Yellow Nutsedge

Yellow nutsedge is a tough, perennial weed common in many parts the the Great Plains region. It invades turf, landscape beds, golf courses, croplands, and gardens. This weed is spread from seed and bulblets. The bulblets are little nut-like appendages or storage roots on the main roots of the plant. When nutsedge is dug or […]

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Leave those Leaves!

Leave those Leaves!

It is that time of year again, when leaves are falling from the trees and making a mess of your beautiful yard and gardens. They are littering up your sidewalks and drives,  and piling up in your window-wells. While they are beautiful in colors, providing a fun place to play for kids and adults alike, […]

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