Lots of trees can be grafted—fruit trees, shade trees, and even small ornamental trees. Grafting is the art of putting together two different parts of trees to make one new tree. Unlike Frankenstein, the results are not monstrous, but instead the new tree will have some of the best traits of each of its parts….
Month: June 2021
Drip, Drip, Drip – Efficient Watering for Veggie Gardens
Are you looking for a good way to water your veggie garden? Think drip. Drip irrigation has many advantages over overhead watering, including less evaporation loss, fewer foliar diseases and fewer weeds.
Watering New Trees and Shrubs
Many new trees and shrubs are planted in April, May and June. By far, the two most important considerations are implementing the proper techniques for planting and watering.
Virtual Learning Series: Pest Problems & Solutions
Join us for our next GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series Starting June 22nd! Nebraska Extension Experts will discuss common pest problems and their solutions throughout the summer. Sessions are 6:30pm CT on select Tuesday evenings through out the summer. Click here to register Schedule: Tuesday, June 22nd6:30-7:00pm: BagwormsPanelist: Kait Chapman 7:00-7:30pm: Japanese BeetlesPanelist: Scott Evans——————–Tuesday, July…
Mushrooms in the Lawn
What’s that in the middle of the lawn? They look like mushrooms. If you’ve had a tree cut down in the past few years, they probably are.
Hedges Are Bad, But if you Must…
Ask any classically trained horticulturist, and they’ll tell you – hedges are bad. Why? This approach to plant care runs afoul of all of the proven plant health techniques that are used in gardening.