Early winter can be a good time to seed cool season lawns
So what is it with dirt anyway? Dirt, otherwise known as soil, is either greatly loved by gardeners or the source of endless complaints. In recognition of World Soil Day, let’s tip our hats to this much maligned, often disrespected, contributor to plant growth. One clear thing about soil—if it’s a healthy soil, then there…
John Fech explains the multitude of things he is thankful for, including Nebraska Extension, the Gro Big Red team and Master Gardeners.
As winter approaches, how can you help your landscape prepare and survive?
Don’t let the lawn go to pot; give it just a little more care before the snow flies
Are lawn products “scary”? Read this and find out
Think plants can only take abuse, not dish it out? Then you’ve never encountered unrelenting ragweed allergies or a nice case of poison ivy rash. These plants are no shrinking violets! Giant ragweed, Ambrosia trifida, is an annual plant and a member of the Aster family. You know, the same family that brings us the…
Microclovers and white clover might be a good alternative to a traditional lawn.
They look like mice with short tails, but what problems do voles pose for our landscapes? These guys are granivores, so people that feed birds will naturally have more voles in their yard because bird seed is a whole bunch of grain that falls to the ground as the birds partake. It’s the fallen grain…
Can your lawn and bees coexist?
Our latest episode provides tip top turf tips!
Want a lawn that can beat the heat? Consider buffalograss!