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The Grow Gardening Columns offer insights into the latest research and topics curated by David Hillock, Senior Extension Specialist. The columns below provide valuable resources and timely information for gardeners and producers alike.

2023 - Present Grow Gardening Columns

Don’t Make Your Veggies Compete With Weeds

May 26, 2024

Uncover the importance of weed control in your garden. Find out how weeds can hinder vegetable growth and attract pests, and learn valuable tips on preventing weeds through soil preparation

Nip Rose Black Spot in the Bud

May 19, 2024

Keep your rose garden healthy and vibrant by learning how to identify, prevent, and treat black spot disease caused by Diplocarpon rosae.

Add Color to the Landscape with Summer Bulbs

May 12, 2024

Summer-blooming bulbs are a great way to add color and scent to your garden. They are easy to grow and best planted when the soil temperature is around 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

International Compost Awareness Week slated May 5-11

May 5, 2024

Be part of International Compost Awareness Week, May 5-11, and promote the benefits of composting. Explore how composting organic materials can lead to healthier soil and a greener planet. Theme: COMPOST … Nature’s Climate Champion.

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2020-2022 Grow Gardening Columns

View the past columns by year.

2020

View the timely gardening topics for each season from 2020.

2021

View the 2021 gardening topics to help during planting season and for garden maintenance.

2022

Find more information about gardens and plants from the 2022 gardening columns.

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