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County Horticulture Educator

  • Cultural Tips to Prevent Scabby Potatoes
    Grocery stores have set up their seed potato displays, and many gardeners are getting ready to plant. However, some have expressed dismay about last year’s crop: disfigured, dark, rough, pitted and corky, their potatoes were infected with potato scab, a disease caused by a soil borne bacteria.
  • Stay off the Grass
    This beautiful spring weather has really spurred my urge to get gardening. My dreary winter lawn is just crying for attention, and it is all I can do to keep from grabbing my rake. If you are also tempted to get started on your lawn, remember these pointers.
  • Easter Lilies
    It is again the season of marshmallow chicks and jelly beans, and White Lilies seem to appear overnight at our groceries and retail outlets. If you are considering bringing one home, or purchasing one for a friend, here are a few details about the ubiquitous Easter lily.

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U of M Extension
Douglas County

720 Fillmore Ste B090

Alexandria MN 56308-1763
(320) 762-3890 (phone)
(320) 762-3871 (fax)

Douglas County Extension Committee

  • Bill Januszewski
  • Vicki Johnston
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