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County Horticulture Educator in Douglas County

    Great Time to Control Invasive Buckthorn
    Autumn is a great time of year to spot and manage the buckthorn on your property.
    What is a Fair Farmland Rental Agreement
    If you are a landlord, farmer or agribusiness professional trying to figure out what to charge (or pay) for rented farmland in 2019, don’t miss the Farmland Rental Agreement workshop being held at the Alexandria Public Works Meeting room on November 14 at 9:30 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m.
    Unwanted Home Visitors
    Fall, to many, is a beautiful time of year as the number of mosquitos and gnats decrease, however homeowners find unwanted bugs in or around their home.
    Fall’s Bounty May Bring Fruit Flies
    Fruit fly infestations can occur at any time of the year, but are most common during later summer and fall because they are attracted to ripened or fermenting fruits and vegetables.
    Fall Garden Shed Cleanup
    As the days grow darker and the temperatures drop for many of us there are still a list of yard and garden chores to complete. One other thing to add to that checklist is your garden shed.
    Storing Tender Bulbs
    It is that time of year to start preparing to dig up your tender bulbs such as dahlias, gladiolus, caladiums, canna and calla lilies and store them indoors for winter.
    Steps to Becoming a Master Gardener
    If you have a passion for gardening and would like to become a master gardener, here’s how.
    Be a Locavore! Eat Local Harvest Market
    The locavore movement, in which people try to eat food produced near their home, is getting more and more popular.
    Douglas County Horticulture Inquiries
    Now there is a new way to submit horticulture questions to your county Horticulture Educator
    Meet Your Local Educator
    Robin Trott is the consumer horticulture Extension educator.

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