Category Horticulture Report

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Bees and Pollinators

Articles gathered by Sherrie Eoff Here’s how important bees are to our food system: 70 out of the top 100 human food crops — which supply about 90% of the world’s nutrition — are pollinated by bees. More than 1,000…

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I’ve bought bulbs, now what?

PLANT IN THE GARDEN: *Plant bulbs in soil with good drainage. This is the MOST important instruction. Moist conditions will cause the bulb to rot *Cut as little foliage as possible when cutting flowers from your bulbous plants. The leaves…

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It’s a Hodge Podge of Plants!

Horticulture Report — September 2019 By Sherrie Eoff Ironweed: vernonia lettermanii-Letterman Ironweed: the narrow leaf or thread leaf ironweed is a plant species known only from Arkansas and Oklahoma. In its native range this species occurs on gravel bars and…

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DAFFODILS AND TULIPS

November 2018 Sherrie Eoff Daffodils are the most cost effective, pest-free perennial plants available and make wonderful companions with other bulbs, perennials, annuals and flowering shrubs. They grow in almost all areas of the United States as long as there…

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MONARCH BUTTERFLIES AND MILKWEED

September 2018 Sherrie Eoff Monarch butterflies are the most beautiful of all butterflies, some say, and are considered the “king” of the butterflies, hence the name “monarch”.

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YARROW, ROUGH AND TOUGH

April 2018 Sherrie Eoff   Achillea millefolium, commonly called common yarrow, is a rhizomatous, spreading, upright to mat-forming perennial that is considered by many to be an aggressive weed.

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CACTI & SUCCULENTS

Feb 2018 Sherrie Eoff   All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. While some types of succulents have somewhat exacting care requirements, most are easy to grow because they evolved with special water-storage tissues that allow them…

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HELLEBORUS

By Sherrie Eoff Helleborus, also called Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose, is one of the most attractive and longest blooming perennials for the part shade to full shade garden, especially DRY shade. They are deer resistant, great for mixed beds…

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THERE’S A BOXWOOD FOR EVERY GARDEN

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