Monday, July 4, 2022
seedlings

Hardening off plants is simple; it’s the process of adjusting plants to outdoor temperatures after they’ve been started indoors.
aster seedlings growing in container

Keep your plants straight this summer by making creative, unique plant markers with materials you may already have lying around the house.
mosquito

Certain herbs are known to repel mosquitoes. There are many ways you can reduce the number of mosquitoes around your home and property.
herb collage

Drying, freezing and creating herb infused oils are 3 preservation methods that stock your kitchen cupboard with a taste of summer for dishes year-round, and also make great gifts from the garden.
grow light system for starting seeds indoors

Building a simple A-frame grow light system for starting seeds indoors takes a trip to your local home improvement store and a few hours time.
tomato blight

Late blight has been reported in Erie, Mercer, Indiana, Centre, and Clinton counties, and are primarily in commercial production and home garden tomatoes.
closeup of corn

A beginner's guide to organic gardening, including seeds, supporting plant health and controlling plant diseases, insects and weeds.
multi-colored tulips

Microscopic pollen causes most allergies. Here are tips for gardening if you have allergies, plus suggested flowers, trees and shrubs to plant that produce little or no pollen.
dandelions

The University of Missouri Extension’s Weed ID app can be useful for weed identification in your lawn and garden.
vegetable transplant collage

Proper preparation, timing and technique help seedlings become healthy and productive plants.

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