Category Archives: Best Management Practices
What happened to your beautiful spring garden? Summer got you and your garden down? Plants drooping, insect attack, aggressive weeds and is that a fungus? Join Extension Master Gardener Beth Buffington for tips on what you can do right now and what you can plan to do to make sure your summer garden thrives in the future. Continue reading
Mosquitoes are a perennial summer pest, and the temptation to resort to commercial spraying to deal with this scourge can be strong. A key consideration to keep in mind is that all insecticides used to target adult mosquitoes are nonselective and will kill all insects that come in contact with the chemicals, including pollinators and other beneficial insects. Learn better techniques for controlling mosquitoes. Continue reading
Worried about cicada damage? Learn more about coping with “flagging” and the right way to prune post cicada damage.
Learn the basic composting tools and techniques to turn your yard and kitchen waste into black gold for your garden. Extension Master Gardener Beth Buffington will explain how you can combine these skills with no till gardening to develop rich … Continue reading