Lawn and Garden

Thursday November 17, 2022
Indoor Vegetables
Gardening doesn’t have to be done just because it’s cold outside. Nebraska Extension Educator John Porter says you with a little equipment you can grow vegetables year-round.MP3
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Drought Tolerant Trees
Next time you purchase a tree for your home landscape buy one that thrives in drought conditions. Bob Hendrickson from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum talks about three species that are extremely drought tolerant.MP3
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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
More Tips for Fall Tree Planting
Justin Evertson from the Nebraska Forest Service offers more tips for planting trees and why fall is the best time of the year to plant them. MP3
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Wednesday October 12, 2022
Fall Landscape Watering
After drought conditions this past season, watering your landscape plants well this fall will help them get through the upcoming winter. Nebraska Extension Educator John Fech talks about how to water your plants in the fall.MP3
https://youtu.be/V71YhFPhvDw

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Monday October 10, 2022
Waterwise Landscapes Initiative
A new program from the Nebraska Forest Service is emphasizing conserving water in your home landscape. Justin Evertson talks about how you can still have a beautiful landscape by planting trees, shrubs and ornamentals that thrive in dry weather.MP3
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Friday October 7, 2022
Garden Notes
Keeping records or a diary about your home garden can be an extremely valuable resource for future garden planning. Nebraska Extension Educator John Porter talks about keeping good notes from this year’s gardening season.MP3
https://youtu.be/Fa-zmL0-AiM

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Tuesday September 27, 2022
Helping Trees and Shrubs Survive this Fall and Winter
Harsh drought conditions this past summer have had some severe effects on our trees and shrubs. Chrissy Land with the Nebraska Forest Service talks about helping your plants come back and survive the coming colder months. MP3
https://youtu.be/oASqBTM-5fw

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Monday September 26, 2022
Fall Tree Planting
Cooler weather but still warmer soil are two factors in the fall that make it an ideal season for planting trees. Chrissy Land from the Nebraska Forest Service talks about how to plant trees the right way. MP3
https://youtu.be/PmOKJawjn0s

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Friday September 23, 2022
Fall Tree Planting
Cooler weather means homeowners should think about planting new trees and shrubs. Justin Evertson from the Nebraska Forest Service talks about best practice for planting in the fall.MP3
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Wednesday September 21, 2022
Fall Landscape Preparation
As fall approaches, your home landscape plants will need some help to get them through the winter. University of Nebraska - Lincoln Director of Landscape Services Jeff Culbertson talks about taking care of your trees, shrubs and turf during cooler weather.MP3
https://youtu.be/dT_vO97s8O0

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Tuesday September 20, 2022
Home Landscape Soil Sampling
Plants in your landscape depend on good soil to thrive. University of Nebraska – Lincoln Assistant Professor of Practice Becky Young details steps you can take to get a soil sample.MP3
https://youtu.be/XmMyacm0n9w

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Monday September 19, 2022
Fall Turf Recommendations
Want a greener lawn next spring? Now is a great time to give your home turf what it needs for winter. Nebraska Extension Turfgrass Specialist Roch Gaussion talks about watering, weeding and whether you should fertilize or not.MP3
https://youtu.be/TT0qc8q_xco

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Thursday September 15, 2022
Winter Storage of Landscape Pesticides
Fall is a good time for taking care of tasks such as equipment storage, cleaning, and proper winter storage of landscape chemicals. University of Nebraska – Lincoln Turfgrass Research Manager Matt Sousek talks about how to safely store those chemicals during the winter months.MP3
https://youtu.be/LhFPxWtnVjk

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Tuesday September 13, 2022
Leaving Leaves
Leaving some fall leaf litter is actually a good thing for your landscape beds. Bob Hendrickson from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum says leaves form a natural mulch that helps suppress weeds and fertilize the soil as they break down.MP3
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Thursday September 8, 2022
Landscape Inspection
After a long growing season, fall offers a great time to evaluate your home landscape. Nebraska Extension Educator John Fech talks about inspecting landscape plants, taking notes and fixing problems before winter comes.MP3
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Friday September 2, 2022
Planting Trees in the Fall
As the saying goes, fall is for planting and that is especially true for trees in your home landscape. Nebraska Extension Educator John Fech offers tips for planting trees and getting them off to the right start.MP3
https://turf.unl.edu/NebGuides/ImprovingTurfinFallPrograms2010A.pdf

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Thursday September 1, 2022
Fall Turf Tips and Overseeding
Fall is the best time to improve your lawns quality. University of Nebraska Turfgrass Research Manager Matt Sousec offers some tips to helping your turf stay green this fall and beyond.MP3
https://turf.unl.edu/NebGuides/ImprovingTurfinFallPrograms2010A.pdf

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Wednesday August 31, 2022
Goldenrod
Homeowners looking to plant native ornamentals that benefit pollinators should consider the state flower, goldenrod. Bob Hendrickson from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum talks about the benefits of goldenrod and gives a few tips for selection.MP3
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Tuesday August 30, 2022
Turf Aeration
Turfgrass needs to be aerated occasionally to help it grow, retain its vitality, and eliminate any thatch layer. University of Nebraska - Lincoln Landscape Services Director Jeff Culbertson talks about the benefits of aeration.MP3
https://youtu.be/qlJBBRSU27U

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Wednesday August 24, 2022
Edible Landscape
Looking to plant a new tree or shrub in the home landscape? Fruit and nuts trees are a great option. Nebraska Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd talks about edible landscapes.MP3
The Seed Edible Landscapes.pdf

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Monday August 22, 2022
Protecting Monarchs
Monarch butterfly populations have been on the decline for several years. Nebraska Extension entomologist Kait Chapman says homeowners can help protect monarchs by planting milkweed around their home landscapes.MP3
https://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/lancasterextension/14371/81836

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August 16, 2022
Tomato Trouble
Growing tomatoes can have a fair amount of problems especially when there has been excessive hot weather. Nebraska Extension Associate Educator Scott Evans talks about tomato care during hot, dry weather. MP3
https://youtu.be/6ma4tpCxmLE

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