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In The Backyard

Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

2013 Russel Allen Garden Day

Posted by John Fulton -

The 2013 Russell Allen Garden Day that will be held on Saturday, March 9. This event is dedicated to Russel Allen who was a charter Logan County Master Gardener, and this program is provided in his memory. The sessions will be from 9 to 1:00 at the Meyer-Evans Student Center at Lincoln College. Registration cost is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Registration can be done at the Extension Off...

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Pruning Trees

Posted by John Fulton -

We are rapidly approaching the end of the pruning season for most fruit trees and deciduous ornamentals. There are a few rules that are recommended for pruning, and there are several other items that are up to "pruner discretion." One of the beginning items to discuss is the equipment. Most pruning can be done with three pieces of equipment. The most used piece is a pair of bypass pruni...

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