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News for gardeners in North Dakota

NDSU Yard & Garden Report for July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

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  • The All-Star Pollinator Magnet. Butterfly weed is the Perennial Plant of the Year for 2017.
  • Extend Your Growing Season. Row covers accelerate growth and protect crops from frost.
  • Drought Watch. Most of North Dakota landscapes are stressed from a severe drought. 
  • Chores & Challenges. A survey of timely gardening activities and emerging pests.
  • Weather Almanac. A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.
  








  

NDSU Yard & Garden Report for July 3, 2017

July 3, 2017

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  • New Hazelnuts Show Promise. Hybrid hazelnuts will open new opportunities for nut production.
  • Japanese Beetle Alert. Beetle-infested nursery stock was sold throughout much of ND.
  • Drought Watch. Conditions in Central and SW North Dakota are extreme---scorching temps are coming.
  • Chores & Challenges. A survey of timely gardening activities and emerging pests.
  • Weather Almanac. A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.
 
  
NDSU Yard & Garden Report for June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

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  • Backyard Camping. First Editions® Campfire rose is a hardy, carefree shrub full of radiant blooms.
  • Drought Watch. Monitor our drought status and projections for the rest of the summer.
  • Wormfree Apples. Learn how to scout for apple maggot, the #1 pest of apples in ND.
  • Chores & Challenges. Timely tips on caring for trees, fruits, veggies and more.
  • Weather Almanac. A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.

 

NDSU Yard & Garden Report for June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017

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  • Special Lilacs. These three cultivars are standout performers.
  • Conserving Water in the Landscape. Learn how to care for your landscape under drought conditions.
  • Chores & Challenges. Emerging pests and timely gardening activities for your yard and garden.
  • Weather Almanac. Monitor the hot, dry weather in your community.

 

Written by , Extension Horticulturist, North Dakota State University. Go to the Archives for previously published issues.

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