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Table beet and onion producers - please complete this short minor use pesticide survey

The University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus has been contracted by AAFC to conduct this survey and collect data on the use of pesticides for several different minor crops in Ontario.  101 more words



I know I know. Big-girl gardeners don’t say “ew.” But no matter how hard I try to appreciate and understand it in spite of its appearance, the earwig simply elicits an “ew” response from me. 490 more words


Finger Lakes Times: IPM Practices Lead to the Healthiest Food

The following article was written by a guest writer for Finger Lakes Times in response to another column about organic production. You can read the original article here… 743 more words


Curious Friday: Horned Oak Galls

I not really sure why I find galls of all types so fascinating, but whenever I find one I’m always taking pictures of it. So be forewarned as the season gets under way, you’ll might be seeing more. 220 more words

Landscapes And Natural Habitats

6 weeks out!

I know, dear reader, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about my recovery from ACL reconstruction surgery…kept meaning to get some thoughts together, only to get distracted by this thing we call “life.” But I’m still here, and while I have nothing to personally benchmark against, I think my recovery is going quite well. 593 more words

Horticultural Oil Applications Starting (again?) Soon

Applications of horticultural oil to dormant trees and shrubs will be starting soon (daily temperatures between 4C and 12C are ideal). Timing of dormant oil applications are critical since freezing temperatures, mixing with sulphur and applying at the dormant-rate on actively growing tissue may result in

Weekly Nursery Landscape Report

What's Bugging You?...Barb and Soni on KFOR

At 9 am (CDT) on Thursday, April 17, 2014, Soni Cochran and Barb Ogg, UNL Extension Educators-Lancaster County, will be guests of Cathy Blythe on her award winning radio show, Problems and Solutions, on KFOR 1240am. 61 more words

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