Mature perennials in your garden are a valuable resource. Most perennials can be dug up and divided, yielding two, three or even four splits. And each of these can be replanted elsewhere. Even better, trade with other gardeners, swapping divisions of your perennial for varieties in their gardens that you’d like to try.
Temperatures in the Omaha area will dip below freezing overnight, so gardeners with tomatoes still on the vine will want to pick them by Monday evening.
Mike Williams uses a leaf blower as part of his fall cleanup to blast leaves into his garden beds. The organic material from the leaves enriches his soil and provides a safe haven for insects.
Long-living perennials money-savers, too, because you don't have to plant them every year like an annual. Plus, some fall gardening tips.
Mary Haberstich says working at the zoo and in her garden keeps her busy. It was hard last year when, because of her treatment for breast cancer, she was too exhausted to do much in her yard.
In his 40 years in the business, Bob Solberg has shipped the perennials all over the world, including Russia and Japan.
Schools and educators were the first priority as volunteers passed out 7,000 flowers and grasses to those who signed up for the giveaway.
It's part of the state's celebration of the plants, and lots of activities are planned.
Growing herbs in containers or raised beds allows for more flexibility in how much moisture and drainage they receive. Mulching will help keep them from drying out.
"It's really important to get things watered and watered well, so that there is less stress on your landscape plants."
Cold temp eratures may be signaling an end to gardening season, but your work isn't over.
Scott Evans of the Nebraska Extension of Douglas-Sarpy Counties offers tips for keeping your garden beautiful and free of pests.
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Every few years, garden phlox plants must be dug up and divided if they are to remain vigorous. So must the daylilies, the chrysanthemums, the…
For many, a roasted turkey at Thanksgiving is a delight. Wild turkeys in the yard? Not so popular!
A casual observer could easily mistake a sedge or a rush for some kind of grass. But these other green, spiky plants play an important role in…