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March Gardening Calendar

The ground is warming up and there’s a springlike feeling in the air so we’ve rounded up a gardening …

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Placing a Bluebird Nest Box

It’s nearly Spring and the birds will soon be actively gathering material to build their nests. One of the …

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Controlling Florida Betony

One of the most prolific weeds that are likely in your own yard is Florida Betony (Stachys floridana). Don’t let …

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Potting Up Seedlings

Remember the tomatoes that were planted last month using sterile media and cut paper tubes? Well here they are …

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General Pruning Techniques

This third in a series on pruning offers general tips on pruning most landscape plants.

8 hours agoPruning Trees & Shrubs
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Communities Thrive on Trees

This brochure describes the economic, environmental and health benefits that urban trees provide to a …

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Tools to Make the Cut

This second in a series on pruning offers tips on selecting the right tool for …

6 days agoPruning Trees & Shrubs
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Before the Cut

This first of four publications in the Pruning Trees & Shrubs series introduces basic pruning …

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Who Is Responsible for the Trees? A Citizen Guide to Trees in the Community

This publication provides guidance on who is responsible for the maintenance and care of public …

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Asparagus

This series of publications provides information about how to grow, harvest, and prepare a variety …

2 weeks agoGrow It, Eat It

Maximizing the Durability of Athletic Fields

Durable athletic fields begin with sound construction and careful planning. Good management practices can increase …

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Baseball Field Layout and Construction

Knowing a few basics and having some appropriate tools is all that is necessary before …

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