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Composting Practices - H885
The family vegetable garden, flower garden, trees, shrubs and lawn receive benefits from application of composted or organic matter. This publication explains the two systems of composting.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Interpreting the NDSU Soil Test Analysis for Managing Turfgrass (H1824)
This publication teaches homeowners and golf course personnel how to take a soil sample and interpret the soil test results to grow and maintain a health lawn. Subject include soil pH, soluble salts, and nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium recommendations. Micronutrients are also covered.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Houseplants Proper Care and Management of Pest Problems - PP744
This publication summarizes how to properly grow houseplants and control the insect and mite pests and diseases that infest houseplants. Pest identification, damage symptoms and pest management strategies are described for insect and mite pests and diseases.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Weed Control in North Dakota Lawns - H1009
This publication discusses types of weeds, good weed management, herbicide use, and a list of effective herbicides for weed control in lawns.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Evaluating, Preparing and Amending Lawn and Garden Soil - H1325
One of the biggest steps to establishing and growing turf, vegetables, ornamentals or flowers successfully is understanding the soil that provides their physical support and supplies them with water and nutrients.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Home Lawn Problems and Solutions for North Dakota - H1553
The intent of this publication is to assist the homeowner in identifying problems and providing advice on actions they can take to solve these problems.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Home Lawn Establishment - H1311
With the short growing season in the upper Midwest, homeowners’ desire to have a decent-looking lawn is high. Whether you are establishing a lawn, or you’re a frustrated homeowner wanting to improve what exists for turfgrass, the information in this publication will provide steps to a more attractive lawn.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
Integrated Pest Management of Japanese Beetle in North Dakota - E1631
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman, belongs to the insect family Scarabaeidae. It is a highly destructive plant pest that feeds on more than 300 host plants, including field crops (especially corn and soybeans), ornamental trees and shrubs, garden flowers and vegetables, and turf (lawns, pastures and golf courses). Some of the preferred host plants of adult beetles found in North Dakota are rose, apple, black cherry, cherry, flowering crabapple, plum, grapes, hollyhock, blackberry, raspberry, linden, elm and buckeye. Grubs are found primarily in the root zones of grasses.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Home Lawn Problems and Solutions for North Dakota (H1553)
This publication will assist the homeowner in identifying problems involving common weeds, diseases and insects that affect turfgrass. Practical advise is offered to help homeowners remedy the problems.
Located in Landing Pages / Gardens, Lawns & Trees
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