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UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Horticulture: Your Yard & Garden

Drought Resources

Drought Resources

Nebraska Drought Resources: From UNL Extension - Home & Garden, Crops, Livestock, Economics, Water Quality/Quantity


Upcoming Events

2014 Local Foods Systems Tour - August 18. Register by August 14. Local food production is alive and well in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa in and around Metro Omaha/Council Bluffs. Nebraska SARE is sponsoring a tour to 5 farms/sites where you will have an opportunity to see diverse farming operations. Details and Registration.

Emerald Ash Borer Workshop - August 28, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Lincoln. Presented by the Nebraska Arborists Association. Details and Registration

2014 Composting Workshops & Demonstrations Schedule:

At each composting program two lucky participants will win either a composting thermometer or a composting bin.

Composting Workshops - Library Sessions – Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

  • October 7, Gere
  • October 14, Anderson

Compost Demonstrations at Pioneer Park, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.

  • September 27
  • October 11

UNL Extension Horticulture & Environmental Education Speaker's List

We Teach...
...Composting | Tree & Flower Selection | Turfgrass Management | Growing Wildflowers...

All speaker requests are subject to availability. Please note that due to the volume of requests received, groups are limited to one horticulture program request per year. A minimum of 30 days notice are required for all speaker visits. Staff will contact you with a confirmation call or e-mail. A $25.00 donation to the UNL Master Gardener program is requested for all presentations and there may be an additional fee involved for supplies with certain programs.

UNL Extension Master Gardener Project Requests

Master Gardeners are a remarkable group of volunteers, trained by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, who participate in horticulture projects throughout Lancaster County. Master Gardeners are enthusiastic, willing to learn and help others, and able to communicate with diverse groups of people. To submit a request that your project be considered for Master Gardener involvement, please review the garden project guidelines and complete the project request form below

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County is your on-line yard and garden educational resource. The information on this Web site is valid for residents of southeastern Nebraska. It may or may not apply in your area. If you live outside southeastern Nebraska, visit your local university extension office.

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