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Emerald Ash Borer Update and Public Forum  Presenter:  Dr. John Ball  Professor, SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist & South Dakota Department of  Agriculture, Forest Health Specialist, SDSU Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant  Science Department Topic:       Emerald Ash Borer is Confirmed in South Dakota—What Does That Mean for Yankton? Date:        Monday, May 6th, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.  Location: … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

Norfolk Master Gardners’ Plant Fair & Market Friday, April 26th, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27th9:00 – 3:00 p.m. NECC Chuck Pohlman Ag Center 2301 East Benjamin Ave. Norfolk, Nebraska Speakers on planter designs and new varieties, community supported agriculture, and succulents Trade show Plants for sale Free admission

Regional Plant-Related Event

Hat’s off in honor of Dr. David Graper, professor of horticulture at South Dakota State University who recently announced his retirement. His service to South Dakota gardeners and his leadership in maintaining the South Dakota Extension Master Gardener program is unequaled. In tribute to Dr. Graper, a retirement reception and short program will be held … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

SDSU Extension Master Gardener Training Registration is now open for master gardener training. Yankton is selected as one of the training sites, assuming we get at least 15 new trainees to take the course. Watertown and Sturgis are the other training sites this year. Trainees from Nebraska and Iowa are also welcome. Training begins May … Continue reading

Perennial Ground Covers for Shade Gardens

Who needs more weeds? One way to dissuade unwanted plants is to plant ground covers instead. Perennial ground covers that are hardy for our region and grow well in the shade of trees can be a challenge to find. This bugleweed ground cover in bloom, later displays low-growing green leaves in a sun to shade … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

Best turnout of entries ever, in twelve years of the annual Yankton Flower / Vegetable Show, according to Betts Pulkrabek, one of the show organizers. Town and Country Garden Garden Club sponsored the 2014 July 26th event at the Yankton Community Library. The 179 entries included many new show participants. Participants and about a hundred … Continue reading

Winners Announced In Annual Flower, Vegetable Show

“Funky Fruits and Vegetables” was a category in the 2014 Yankton Town & Country Garden Club Flower / Vegetable Show. Among the entries are a Loch Ness Gourd from Karen Kostel-Rassmussen, a bad hair day watermelon from Linda Roberts, and some vegetable critters from Donna Anstine. See more flower and vegetable show results here and … Continue reading