How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring Garden, Lawn and LandscapingYour State Cooperative Extension System Office has answers to this question and many more gardening and lawn tips. The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide, non-credit educational network. Each U.S. state and territory has a state office at its land-grant university and a network of local or regional offices. These offices are staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth, consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes.

For Example at Ohio’s Extention Service the Master Gardner provides tips about:

Research fruit crops before deciding to use them in your landscape

Winter injury may explain browning of evergreens

Concentrated plantings yields more vegetables

Several vegetables do well for fall planting in Ohio

Early spring blooming trees and shrubs can be forced into providing winter blooms in the house

Georgia’s Extension Service has an articles about, First Steps To A Successful Garden

During this time of the year, all true gardeners are getting thoroughly excited about soon-to-be-planted spring vegetable gardens. We excitedly envision lush rows with perfect pods of peas, scrumptiously delicious sweet corn and big, beautiful tomatoes. We can hardly wait to put the seed in the ground and harvest the best vegetables ever. Read all

Find your State/local office, event, meetings and advice here,State Cooperative Extension System Offices

Ann Safford

Ann is a writer who lives in Massachusetts with her husband, three children and a multitude of pets including her dog, two cats, a horse and six chickens.She enjoys writing about natural living, simple lifestyles and frugal living.Her hobbies include spending time with her family, horseback riding and gardening.

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