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Gardening in the South – Extension Daily

Ground Covers: Beneficial To Landscapes (Wed, 20 Jun 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – Ground covers are beneficial and visually pleasing elements to any garden or landscape. They also assist in improving imperfections or filling empty space. There are many kinds of annuals or perennials used in landscapes. An Alabama Extension professional provides information on choosing and utilizing these plants. Ground Covers David Koon, an Alabama Extension regional ... The post Ground Covers: Beneficial To Landscapes appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Dollarspot Common Disease on Alabama Lawns (Mon, 18 Jun 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – Dollarspot is the most common disease people find in home lawns in Alabama. This fungal disease causes deep scars in a lawn. This damage can be serious and affects the look on well-maintained lawns. An Alabama Extension professional offers information and control options for this disease. The Disease Dr. Austin Hagan, an ... The post Dollarspot Common Disease on Alabama Lawns appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Timely Pest Management Resources for Farm and Garden (Fri, 15 Jun 2018)
AUBURN, Ala.—Pest management plans allow home gardeners and farmers to minimize damage in the garden and in the field to ensure unhindered growth. Growers have long managed home gardens with traditional pest management methods. An Alabama Cooperative Extension System specialist said there are many options in addition to traditional methods. Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, an Alabama Extension ... The post Timely Pest Management Resources for Farm and Garden appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Controlling Fire Ants in Vegetable Gardens (Mon, 04 Jun 2018)
AUBURN, Ala.—Homeowners breaking ground in gardens this spring may find the plot is teeming with life coming out of the winter season—a different kind of life than they would like to see. Fire ants are common in yards, flowerbeds, playgrounds and gardens throughout Alabama. Dr. Fudd Graham, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said the following ... The post Controlling Fire Ants in Vegetable Gardens appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Growing Herbs Indoors (Fri, 18 May 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – Growing herbs does not have to be a  complicated process. An easy way to get fresh herbs for cooking is to grow herbs indoors. This lets you be an amateur gardener, while eliminating the hassle of the grocery store. Here are a few tips that will help you grow herbs indoors. Although there are ... The post Growing Herbs Indoors appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Tips for Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs (Wed, 09 May 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – Planting bulbs that produce during the summer months can save you time and money during the hot season. Keeping your flower beds full of life during the dry season requires commitment. Here are some tips for planting and managing your favorite type of summer flowering bulbs. Common Summer Bulb Species Common summer bulbs include ... The post Tips for Planting Summer Flowering Bulbs appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Horseradish: A Hardy and Zesty Perennial (Wed, 02 May 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – Horseradish is a popular food choice that provides a spicy flavor to meals. People grow it for the hot taste that the taproot of the plant has. An oil you find in the root cells creates the hot smell and flavor. Unknown to most, people can grow horseradish in a garden, much ... The post Horseradish: A Hardy and Zesty Perennial appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Annual Flower Beds Add Excitement to Home Landscape (Wed, 25 Apr 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. -Planting annual flower beds can bring bright color and sweet fragrances to your yard. Homeowners looking to enhance their landscape have several choices of annual flowers to do the job. Since annuals last only one season, you can redesign the color and arrangement of your flower beds each year. This constantly gives homeowners ... The post Annual Flower Beds Add Excitement to Home Landscape appeared first on Extension Daily.
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What to Do When Your Plant Doesn’t Bloom (Wed, 11 Apr 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. — For gardeners, plants and shrubs that don’t bloom are one of the most common frustrations in gardening. What’s Wrong “Some of the most frequent questions are, Where are my flowers? or Why didn’t my plant or shrub bloom?,” said Nelson Wynn, an Alabama Extension regional home grounds, gardens and home pest agent. There ... The post What to Do When Your Plant Doesn’t Bloom appeared first on Extension Daily.
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Alabama Smoketree: A Beautiful Addition to Your Yard or Garden (Mon, 09 Apr 2018)
AUBURN, Ala. – One of Alabama’s treasures is the  Smoketree.  This tree is steadily gaining popularity and can be seen all across the state. “As a result of selective breeding, the Smoketree has become popular in many landscapes throughout the state,” said Eric Schavey, an Alabama Extension regional agent of home grounds, gardens and home pests. Common Names ... The post Alabama Smoketree: A Beautiful Addition to Your Yard or Garden appeared first on Extension Daily.
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