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    • Applying Pesticides Safely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-19)
      Proper use of pesticides is essential for your safety and for that of the environment. Pesticides must be used correctly to be effective. This publication reviews the key factors in the proper use of pesticides.
    • Applying Pesticides Safely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Proper use of pesticides is essential for your safety and for that of the environment. Pesticides must be used correctly to be effective. This publication reviews the key factors in the proper use of pesticides.
    • The Basics of Hardwood-Log Shiitake Mushroom Production and Marketing 

      Frey, Gregory (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-04-03)
      This publication describes a technique for shiitake production and marketing that can be used and adapted by Virginia farmers, hobbyists, or teachers. It describes common techniques based on the available research, as well ...
    • Botryosphaeria Canker and Dieback of Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape 

      Bush, Elizabeth A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-09-11)
      Discusses cankers and dieback of trees and shrubs caused by several species in the fungal genus Botryosphaeria and explains the symptoms, disease cycle, host range, and ways to control and avoid this disease.
    • Botryosphaeria Canker and Dieback of Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape 

      Bush, Elizabeth A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-06-18)
      Discusses cankers and dieback of trees and shrubs caused by several species of the fungal genus Botryosphaeria by explaining the symptoms, disease cycle, host range, and ways to control and avoid the Botryosphaeria disease.
    • Building Healthy Soil 

      Relf, Diane; Freeborn, John (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-06-05)
      Discusses how to improve the quality of soil, including testing soil, adding organic matter, growing cover crops, adding nutrients, and more.
    • Building Healthy Soil 

      Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Caring for the garden soil should be as important to home gardeners as it is to farmers. Improving the soil structure is one of the most important aspects of soil care, and adding organic matter is the most effective way ...
    • Care Sheet for Sabal minor or "Dwarf Palmetto" in Virginia Landscapes 

      Scoggins, Holly Lynne, 1962- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-09-05)
      Part of the Dwarf Palmetto's native range includes the extreme southeastern portion of Virginia. Given the proper conditions and period of establishment, S. minor should be hardy throughout all Virginia zones.
    • Chemical Blossom Thinning in Virginia Apple Orchards 

      Allen, W. Chester; Sherif, Sherif M. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2019-02-11)
      Discusses benefits and disadvantages of using chemicals to thin the blossoms on apple trees in Virginia orchards.
    • Choosing Pesticides Wisely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-01-15)
      Before you purchase any pesticide, you should answer some important questions. This publication will help you answer the following critical questions: Which pesticide will meet your need? Which pesticide is best for your ...
    • Choosing Pesticides Wisely 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Before you purchase any pesticide, you should answer some important questions. This publication will help you answer the following questions: Which pesticide will meet your need? Which pesticide is best for your situation?
    • Closing the Loop: Public-Private Partnerships for On-Farm Composting of Yard Waste 

      Christian, Archer H.; Evanylo, Gregory K.; Pease, James W. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Explains strategies for building public-private collaboration, providing education, transferring technology, and for creating an efficient system of residuals delivery and compost production for communities seeking to ...
    • Compost: What Is It and What's It To You 

      Christian, Archer H.; Evanylo, Gregory K.; Green, Robert (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-02-28)
      Provides a detailed explanation of what compost is and is not, and also provides information about the benefits of compost for soil and plant improvements.
    • Compost: What Is It and What's It To You 

      Christian, Archer H.; Evanylo, Gregory K.; Green, Robert (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Provides a detailed explanation of what compost is and is not and also provides details about the benefits of mature compost for soil and plant improvements.
    • Conserving energy with landscaping 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication describes how well-placed plantings alter the microclimate around a home, resulting in a more comfortable environment and significant savings in heating and cooling costs over time.
    • Creating a Water-Wise Landscape 

      Latimer, Joyce G.; Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-03)
      Minimizing the need for watering in your landscape requires careful observation, planning, and common sense. Several principles for water-wise landscaping include choosing the best design and plants, preparing soils, and ...
    • Creating a Water-Wise Landscape 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Minimizing the need for watering in your landscape requires careful observation, planning, and common sense. Several principles for water-wise landscaping include choosing the best design and plants, preparing soils, and ...
    • Environmental Horticulture: Guide to Nutrient Management 

      Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication is a month by month guide to nutrient management of homeowners lawn, garden, trees, and shrubs.
    • Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Application 

      Edwards, Susan (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-09)
      This publication is an application form for volunteering in the master gardener program.
    • Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Re-Enrollment Form 

      Edwards, Susan (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-11)
      This publication is an application form for re-enrollment as a volunteer in the master gardener program.