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Coral Bells are a low growing, colorful perennial that doesn’t mind the shade. The book on Coral Bells (Heuchera) says sun to part shade. My Coral Bells are on the east side and under a large oak tree. They seem to love this location as they have given me color for several years. They don’t …

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Have you thought about starting an asparagus bed? All you need is a dedicated plant bed, sunshine, well-drained soil, soil that will test out 6.5 to 7.5 pH, and patience. The reward will be fresh asparagus for as many as 10-20 years.

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Many home gardeners like to get a head start on the gardening season by starting transplants indoors. As with plants in the home landscape and garden, home gardeners occasionally encounter problems when starting transplants indoors. Solutions to these problems are easy if the responsible fac…

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Starting seedlings indoors can be a fun, rewarding hobby for many home gardeners. Growing high quality seedlings indoors isn’t difficult. Successfully growing seedlings indoors requires suitable germination materials and just a little skill, note horticulture specialists with Iowa State Univ…

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February is a great time to look ahead to Spring and get some tasks done while waiting for warm weather. Listed below are tasks that may need to be done along with references to fact sheets that contain helpful information. Fact sheets are available at http://osufacts.okstate.edu.

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Fruit trees can be a beautiful and fun addition to any landscape, and they should be pruned to obtain good yields of high-quality fruit. There are three important aspects to pruning fruit trees: timing, frequency and procedure. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension an…

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The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry confirmed the presence of Sudden Oak Death, also referred to as SOD, in plants that passed through an Oklahoma nursery, Park Hill Plants, earlier this year.

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This time of year, two common leaf-spot disease appear on tomato plants. Septoria leaf-spot and early blight. Brown spots on the leaves characterize both diseases. It is important to figure out which disease you have, so you can treat them accordingly.

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