Winter is usually the time of year when it’s easiest to kill our houseplants with kindness. Over-watering, keeping our homes too dry and not providing enough light all make things tough for potted plants. Houseplants survive these winter conditions by doing what we wish we could do – they sleep throughout the winter.
Today’s guests are David Trinklein and Jennifer Schutter, both are horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. They have tips for keeping your houseplants is good shape until spring.
Proof of health insurance will be in the form of 1095A, B or C
This year proof of insurance will come in one of three forms: 1095A, B or C. Whether or not you need these forms to file your income taxes depends on where you got your insurance coverage.
Today’s guest is Andrew Zumwalt, assistant professor of financial planning for University of Missouri Extension. He explains the process of proving health care coverage and what you need to file your 2015 taxes.
“Flowers are the music of the ground From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” ~ Edwin Curran, Poet (Photo from the National Garden Bureau)
Some begonias are grown for their uniquely shape leaves; others for flowers. Many work well as container plants and if you’re looking for pretty border plants, for a formal flowerbed, begonia is a great choice. So, with all this versatility it’s easy to understand why the National Garden Bureau named the Begonia the Flowering Annual for 2016.
Today’s guest is David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Cicero (Photo courtesy of the National Garden Bureau)
The modern day carrot has been bred to be sweet, crunchy and aromatic. This popular root vegetable is a member of the parsley family and so is related to dill, cilantro, cumin and even poisonous hemlock.
Carrots are easy to grow and can give the home gardener a lot of nutrition in a small space. They’re rich in beta carotene, an important antioxidant and vitamin-A from a carrot is off the charts. But that’s not all, you’ll get vitamins C and K, potassium, fiber, and much, much more.
Today’s guest is David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. He has tips for adding the nutritional powerhouse to your garden.
Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner for a flock of relatives doesn’t have to be an exercise in stress and frustration. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned cook, a few simple steps can make the turkey meal a big success.
Today’s guest is Tammy Roberts, nutrition specialist for University of Missouri Extension.
Earth laughs in flowers. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (Photo by Martin Hirtreiter)
If you want your spring garden to burst with color, you need to plan ahead. Spring bulbs like narcissus, tulips and hyacinths must be planted in fall in order to flower in the spring.
Today’s guest is David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. He has advice on choosing healthy bulbs and how to plant them. He also talks about the best spring flowering bulb for Missouri.