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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

Fall Tree Care

Posted by John Fulton -

The first half of this week hasn't even felt like fall, but the calendar says it has been upon us for a couple of weeks now. One of the most often asked questions is "What do I do with my trees in the fall?" The response is "It depends on what kind of tree you're talking about." Pruning trees in the fall is a no-no in the early fall. Remember pruning is a rejuvenation process. This mean...

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Let's Look at Lawns

Posted by John Fulton -

I covered some basics on lawns a few weeks ago, but today I would like to get more specific on recommendations. Because of the drought, there are many things to consider, and we are in the prime time for fall lawn work – assuming it rains with some frequency. I guess it takes a hurricane to deliver some significant moisture. Many areas reported over an inch-and-a-half, and some ov...

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