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- Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
TUSCUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension in Miller County and the Lake Area Master Gardeners offer an intensive Master Gardener certification class for June 2019. They designed the new class with “summer residents” of the Lake of the ...
- Published: Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – If you’re looking forward to getting back to your garden this spring, or thinking about starting a new garden, Tamra Reall and University of Missouri Extension are here to help. Reall is the new MU Extension horticulture ...
- Published: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missourians can use social media to get expert answers to their gardening questions. Missouri Master Gardeners and University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists teamed up to create the new Ask a Missouri Master Gardener ...
- Published: Thursday, June 28, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri showcases its Jefferson Farm and Garden and nearby South Farm 3-6 p.m. Thursday, July 12, with parking at Jefferson Farm and Garden, 4800 E. New Haven Road, Columbia. The free afternoon tour includes a ...
Publication date: July 1, 2016
Residential landscaping can be defined as the art and the practice of improving the appearance and aesthetic appeal of the area surrounding a home. Each home and its landscape should be a reflection of the people who live there. It represents a ...
Publication date: June 1, 2016
Welcome to the Missouri Master Gardener program. In this program, you will receive classroom training to become a Master Gardener volunteer in partnership with University of Missouri Extension. More than 2,000 active Missouri Master Gardeners are ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2016
Trees and shrubs add beauty and value to residential and commercial properties. Well-placed plants can provide color, movement and interesting textures and also reduce energy costs. However, success with woody plants requires care in plant selection, ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2015
Figure 1A typical plan for windbreaks. The high cost of home heating and air conditioning often prompts homeowners to explore ways to reduce home energy use. Outdoor landscape plants, which help control erosion and are pleasing in themselves, ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2014
Plant pieces severed from a parent plant and rooted to form new plants are called cuttings. New plants formed from cuttings have the same characteristics as the parent plant. The process of rooting cuttings is simple and inexpensive and requires ...
Publication date: June 1, 2014
The word wildflower seems a contradiction when used to describe plants growing in the garden. How can a plant growing in cultivation be wild? The word means different things to different people, but all plants we grow were at some time wild ...
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