Extension on the Go Episode 59 [ 4 min 59 s ] Download
“you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens (touching skillfully, mysteriously) her first rose…” ~ e.e. cummings (Photo by Eric Hill)
Spring – named for the time when plants and animals spring to life after the long, cold winter. If you’re a gardener, warm temperatures and sunshine make you eager to get your hands dirty and to prepare your garden for the growing season.
Today’s guest is Jennifer Schutter, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. She says there are chores that need to be done now so your lawn, flowerbeds and garden will be productive throughout the growing season.
University of Missouri Extension offers a wealth of information:
Garden, landscape and lawn soil
Preserving good soil structure
Making use of compost