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Horticulture: Your Yard & Garden

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This Week's Feature: Growing Hostas


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Tip of the Week: Pinch off onion flower buds from the top of the plants to direct all of the plant's energy into the developing bulb instead of seed production.

Gardening by the Month: Check out more September Garden Tips

Check out the UNL Lawn Calendar

Composting Resources: Learn how to be successful with composting by attending one of the composting workshops or demonstrations this spring or fall. Workshops:

  • October 6, Gere Library, 2400 S. 56 Street, 6:30 p.m.
  • October 7, Eiseley Library, 1530 Superior Street, 6:30 p.m.
  • October 8, Anderson Library, 3635 Touzalin Avenue, 6:30 p.m.

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New UNL Water Web site: UNL research and extension experts from many water-related disciplines have worked together to develop http://water.unl.edu.


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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 Extension office


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University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lancaster County
Web site: lancaster.unl.edu
444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68528
| 402-441-7180

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