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Growing Tomatoes at Home

Tomatoes are not the easiest vegetable to grow, but with some guidelines and best gardening techniques you can improve …

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NEW Edibles Course Starts March 22

NEW Course Offering! Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Nuts: Identification and Use Register NOW March 22–May 3, 2021 July 12–August 23, 2021 October 18–November 22, …

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FAQ: Lichens

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at our Ask a Master Gardener℠ Volunteer Helpline is: “What …

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Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

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What CAN Be Composted?

List of items that can and cannot be composted at home.

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Tall Fescue, Hard (Fine) Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue, hard …

Tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass Home Lawn Calendar

Recommended maintenance practices for a lawn that consists of a blend of tall fescue and …

2015 Turfgrass Pest Management Manual

This guide is designed to help turf managers identify the major turfgrass pests found in …

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Algae and Moss Control in Turf

Infestations of algae and moss in the turf are associated with unfavorable conditions for growing …

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Selecting a Lawn Maintenance Service

This publication will help you choose the correct type of lawn maintenance service for your …

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Figure 1. Sample lawn care contract.

Tips on Writing Turf Contracts and Landscape Specifications

Maintenance contracts for turfgrass areas should be written to provide security for all parties involved. …

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