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Neighborly Natural Landscaping in Residential Areas - Articles Articles
Homeowners across America are changing the face of the typical American lawn. Learn strategies for the natural landscape homeowner who is looking for neighborly ways to garden for nature. More
Home Composting: A Guide for Home Gardeners
Home Composting: A Guide for Home Gardeners - Articles Articles
Compost can be used in potting mixes or mixed in with garden soil. It has many benefits for your plants and recycles materials that may otherwise be thrown into landfills. More
Growing an Organic Garden - The Fundamentals Growing an Organic Garden - The Fundamentals - Articles
In order to sell products as organic, farmers and processors must use production and handling practices contained in the National Organic Standard. More
Goldenrod (Solidago) Diseases
Goldenrod (Solidago) Diseases - Articles Articles
Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Goldenrod (Solidago) diseases. More
Scolia dubia on goldenrod / David Hill / platycryptus on flickr.com/CC BY 4.0
Blue winged wasp, Scolia dubia—is a real asset! - Articles Articles
Have you seen this wasp flying over the landscape about 12” above the ground, circling in a mass of its fellow wasps? More
Compost bins with easy access for turning the pile
Composting Leaves - Articles Articles

Composting Leaves

Vincent Cotrone

Before you bag up those fall leaves, consider their potential for your landscape. More
Don’t Over Fertilize Your Lawn this Spring
Don’t Over Fertilize Your Lawn this Spring - Articles Articles
As spring temperatures warm up, many of us begin to think about yard work and greening up that dormant winter lawn. More
Saving Water Outside the Home
Saving Water Outside the Home - Videos Videos
Many opportunities for water conservation exist outside of your home including plant and watering choices. More
Recycling Turfgrass Clippings
Recycling Turfgrass Clippings - Articles Articles

Recycling Turfgrass Clippings

Peter Landschoot, Ph.D.

Collection and disposal of grass clippings from lawns is laborious, time consuming, and unnecessary. More
Using Composts to Improve Turf Performance
Using Composts to Improve Turf Performance - Articles Articles
If you have been searching for ways to improve turf performance in marginal or poor soils, consider using compost as a soil amendment. More
Environmental Soil Issues: Garden Use of Treated Lumber
Environmental Soil Issues: Garden Use of Treated Lumber - Articles Articles
Many gardeners are concerned that the chemicals used to preserve the lumber could harm garden plants and the people who eat them. More
Bombus in pollinator cover crop plots. Photo credit Tianna DuPont.
Pesticides and Pollinators - Articles Articles

Pesticides and Pollinators

Christina Grozinger, Ph.D., Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D.

Researchers believe that long term honey bee declines are a result of a complex set of factors. More
Azalea and Rhododendron Diseases
Azalea and Rhododendron Diseases - Articles Articles
Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Azalea and Rhododendron diseases. More
Attracting Hummingbirds
Attracting Hummingbirds - Articles Articles

Attracting Hummingbirds

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Learn about the many aspects of hummingbirds and how to attract them to your property. More
Gardening for Butterflies
Gardening for Butterflies - Articles Articles

Gardening for Butterflies

Margaret C. Brittingham, Ph.D.

Learn about the butterfly life cycle, and how to manage your garden to attract butterflies. More
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