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Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle

October 2, 2017

Over the last month or so, home gardeners and commercial growers alike have noticed what look to be large dust particles floating through the air. It's probably not uncommon to have inhaled a few or even a few hundred of these mysterious particles. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: General Gardening, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Ornamental Shrubs, Panhandle Gardening, Pest, Pest Control, Sooty Mold, Whiteflies, Whitefly

Increase Crop Diversity to Improve Your Garden

April 13, 2017

Most of you plant a spring vegetable garden with a number of different vegetable types. However, you may not realize that you are improving the health of your soil and your crops by planting a diverse garden. Intercropping is a gardening practice ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Crop Rotation, Fertilization, Garden Design, Gardening, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Panhandle Gardening, Pest, Pests, Soil, Vegetable, Vegetable Gardening, Weeds

Purple Triangles in the Trees

May 24, 2016

From time to time I am reminded of how little I know. Honestly, I am reminded on a daily basis. A few weeks ago someone asked me about the purple things hanging from the trees. Luckily, the person gave me some good southern directions on where ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Ash, Ash Beetle, Ash Tree, Emerald Ash Borer, General Gardening, Insect Pest, Insects, Invasive Species, Panhandle Gardening, Pest, Pests, Tree Pest, Trees

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