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John Fulton

John Fulton
Former County Extension Director

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In The Backyard

Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Growing Strawberries, Blueberries, and other Small Fruits - from Mike Roegge

Posted by John Fulton -

It's a long time between now and next spring, but it will be here before you know it. And for those of you considering a planting of small fruits, you really need to begin getting ready now. Often times the most popular varieties of plants are sold out shortly after the first of the year. So now is the time to place the order. There really is nothing in comparison to the taste of a freshly pick...

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Fall and Winter Rose Care

Posted by John Fulton -

Many of the roses that are classified as old garden roses are extremely tolerant of cold temperatures, while others like hybrid teas, experience considerable damage. Also, budded roses stand a greater chance of injury or death due to severe cold than do own-root roses. When selecting roses, always select cultivars that are able to tolerate the coldest temperatures in your area based on USDA har...

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