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News for gardeners in North Dakota

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NDSU Yard & Garden Report for July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016

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  • Mysterious Crop Circles.  Leafcutter bees are carving circles in the leaves of bushes.   
  • Trees in Shock.  Recently planted trees are in shock. Irrigate them regularly. 
  • Hort Shorts Protecting fruits from birds, irrigating a lawn, and monitoring for spotted-wing drosophila.. 
  • Survey of Problems An illustrated survey of emerging pests and problems in our state.
  • Weather Almanac.  A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Recent Issues

NDSU Yard & Garden Report for June 30, 2016June 30, 2016

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  • Purple Power.  Purple plants can make a dramatic statement in a landscape..  
  • Mulch Madness.  A comparison of rock mulch versus shredded bark mulch. 
  • Hort Shorts.  Controlling skunk damage; taking a soil sample; preventing birch borers.
  • Survey of Problems An illustrated survey of emerging pests and problems in our state.
  • Weather Almanac.  A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.



NDSU Yard & Garden Report for June 20, 2016June 20, 2016

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  • Invite Butterflies to Your Yard!  These delicate creatures will enchant you.  
  • Matching Quiz.  How many of these butterflies can you recognize? 
  • Hort Shorts.  Summaries of growing aronia, lawn mowing tips, and managing messy crabapples.
  • Survey of Problems An illustrated survey of emerging pests and problems in our state.
  • Weather Almanac.  A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.



NDSU Yard & Garden Report for June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

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  • The Epsom Salt Myth.  Epsom salt does not prevent blossom end rot; it promotes it.  
  • Online Plant Doctors.  These online tools help you keep your plants healthy.
  • Warmer Than Normal Summer?  Our growing season may be warm with normal amounts of rain. 
  • Hort Shorts.  Summaries of growing aronia, lawn mowing tips, and managing messy crabapples.
  • Survey of Problems An illustrated survey of emerging pests and problems in our state.
  • Weather Almanac.  A summary of temperatures, rainfall and other weather data across North Dakota.



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