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Archive of Forum I -- March 20, 2017

water drops on grassSpring Lawn Care  Download from YouTube

Alan Zuk, Turf Specialist
Get your lawn off to a strong start. We'll discuss fertilizing, aerating, repairing vole damage, managing weeds and preventing diseases.

Supporting Materials:
NDSU Publication: Home Lawn Problems and Solutions for North Dakota.


person touching healthy soilSoils for Your Garden and Containers  Download from YouTube

Dave Franzen, Extension Soil Specialist
Soil is the foundation for success or failure in the garden. We'll discuss options for soil media for your garden and containers.

Supporting Material:
NDSU Publication: Evaluating, Preparing and Amending Lawn and Garden Soil.


Butterfly weedPrairie Meadow Gardens  
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Barbara Laschkewitsch, Research Specialist
Find out what constitutes a 'meadow garden' and see the progression of one created at the NDSU Horticulture Gardens. 

Supporting Material:
Prairie Meadow Gardens PowerPoint summary


The following photos were made available under Creative Commons licenses specified by the photographers, allowing for adaptation, modification or building upon: Water drops on grass by Sergiu Bacioiu; Touch Healthy Soil by NRCS Soil Health; birch bark by Vilseskogen; Monarch Butterfly by Donald Sutherland.

For assistance, please contact Tom Kalb, Department of Plant Sciences.


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