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Flowers, Fruits, and Frass

Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.
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Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall, the new season of vegetable gardening Horticulture Educator Kelly Allsup encourages gardener to grow cool weather vegetables this fall. When most are cleaning up the debris left behind by the summer's determinate tomatoes, spent green bean vines or remnants of the sweet corn patch some gardeners are just getting ready for their most productive growing season, fal...

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Myths of Planting Spring Bulbs

Myths of Planting Spring Bulbs Horticulture educators say now is the time to plant your spring flowering bulbs. However before you plant spring bulb myths are reveled. - Myth: Spring bulbs require added nutrients, particularly phosphorous, at time of planting to promote good root growth and greater number of flowers. Traditionally, gardeners will add bulb fertilizers and organic...

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