Michael’s Apples Releases April 2014 Fruit Tree Care and Gardening Newsletter

SUBMITTED NEWSLETTER: Bare root trees for sale, plant sale, gardening classes, grafting classes, and pest control program, all in the newsletter: APRIL 2014 FRUIT TREE CARE AND GARDENING NEWSLETTER Looks like we have gone from false spring weather back to regular spring weather; hopefully, the prophecies of precipitation will be realized …

Michaels Apples Releases March 2014 Fruit Tree Care and Gardening Newsletter

SUBMITTED NEWSLETTER: The trees are budding out…tell them to stop, it’s too early! I have several classes coming up, the schedule for the grafting classes in April, and bare root trees for sale. Here’s the newsletter: MARCH 2014 FRUIT TREE CARE and GARDENING NEWSLETTER BARE ROOT FRUIT TREES- I still have bare …

Michael’s Apples Releases February 2014 Fruit Tree Care and Gardening Newsletter

SUBMITTED NEWSLETTER: I’m back in Reno and a little late with the newsletter, but here it is. Turning on the TV now to watch the Superbowl…I hear that this year they hired someone who can actually sing to do the Star Spangled Banner! Here’s the newsletter: FEBRUARY 2014 FRUIT TREE …

Starting Seeds Mash-Up Quiz: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

Master Gardeners: To receive one hour of continuing education credit, answer these questions about the Starting Seeds Mash-Up article published in the Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter. Check your answers against the key on page 17 and enter your hour of continuing education online. Then, submit your completed quiz to …

Free Radon Kits Available Through Feb. 28: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

By Susan Howe A silent killer may be lurking in your home. The killer is radon, a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless, that comes from the ground and accumulates in homes and buildings. We know statistics can be boring, but these statistics are too deadly to ignore. …

Seeds vs. Starts: Planning and planting the garden- Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

Did you know that all previous Grow Your Own, Nevada! class presentations are available online? They can be viewed at no cost on internet-connected computers, phones, tablets and other devices from anywhere in the world, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. This winter when you want to go …

Using Garden Catalogs to Plan Your Best Garden Ever! Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

As a new gardener, do seed catalogs intimidate you? As a seasoned home vegetable-grower, do you now receive so many different seed catalogs each year that you don’t know where to start? Have you ever asked yourself “What do I do with all of these seed catalogs?” Is it possible …

Starting Seeds Mash-Up: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

By Wendy Hanson Mazet and JoAnne Skelly Wendy: Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors The common vegetable crops that are good to start indoors include cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, watermelons, eggplant, tomatoes, okra and peppers. Starting your vegetable garden from seed is not only a rewarding experience, but fun for most avid vegetable …

Teaching Plants and Growing Gardens: Spring 2014 Master Gardener Newsletter

By Professor Robert S. Nowack In a recent article in HortTechnology (August 2013, volume 23, issue 4), University of Nevada, Reno Natural Resources and Environmental Science Professor Beth Leger and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Horticulture Specialist Heidi Kratsch describe their innovative program that connects university teaching activities with Master …