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Harvey County

Horticulture Article Archive

Here you will find helpful information from articles written by Horticulture Agent Scott Eckert.  For more information, please contact our office.

Spring

Seed Potato Planting

Crab Grass Preventer

Setting out Tomatoes

Protecting Tomatoes from Wind

Summer

Spraying for Bag Worms

Weed Control and Lawn Care

Onions and their Cousins

Planting for Fall Vegetables Callendar

Fall Armyworms

Fall Fescue: Weeds Before Seeds

Autumn

Fall Knotweed Prevention

Garden Crop Rotation

Fall Bulb Planting for Spring Blooms

Mowing Leaves in Your Lawn

Tilling Leaves into Your Garden Bed

Fertilizers for your Plants

Fall Tool Cleaning

Preventing Sunscald and Frost Crack on Youth Trees

Winter

Winter/Spring Horiculturist Newsletter

Garden Planning/Plant Starting

Choosing Your Christmas Tree

Winter Pruning of Fruit Trees

Pruning of Apple Trees

Indoor Plants

Tips on Watering Houseplants

Houseplants: Dracaena (Corn Plant, etc.)

Lawn Grass Care

Henbit and Winter Annuals

Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass Care Calendar

Aerating your Lawn

Removing Bermuda Grass

Extra Insights

Compost for Organic Matter

Weeding Your Garden

Raised Bed Gardening

Adding Organic Matter to Soil

Tree Burls

Tree Bark Cracking

Gall Formation on Trees

Cedar Rust on Evergreens

Pine and Spruce Needle Drop