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Horticulture topics from gardens to lawns and then some.
Plant Nutrition (Fertilizers)
Growing hops higher than we have before. Hopefully this will lead to improved plant health and easier management.
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Nutrient Deficiency in Cascade Hops

Year three of growing cascade hops and I finally invested time to install poles for the bines to properly train. Lacking money, to buy actual poles, the overgrown wooded area behind the McDonough County Extension office yielded several dead snags. Ideally, when harvesting poles for hops, select trees that are naturally rot resistant such as Eastern red cedar, black locust, or larch. Because my...

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