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Regional Plant-Related Event

Yankton Tour of Lawns and Gardens Saturday, June 26th   Open for touring 8:00am-1:00PM 20th garden tour sponsored by SDSU Extension Missouri Valley Master Gardeners of the Yankton area. Tickets sold:     Riverview Reformed Church                         1700 Burleigh St                         8:00am-Noon Questions: 605.267.4260

Regional Plant-Related Event

 Iowa State University Extension and OutreachWoodbury County www.EXTENSION.IASTATE.EDU/WOODBURY  for more information and sign up for the free virtual sessions.  Green Thumb: Summer Gardening SeriesMaster Gardeners in Woodbury County are partnering with the Sioux City Public Library to provide education to the community. These sessions are free to the public and will take place virtually throughout the summer. Two … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

South Dakota State University Extension   Garden Hour starts May 4th  Hosted by Dr. Rhoda Burrows and Dr. John Ball with occasional special guests The weekly garden topics show, Tuesdays from May 4th – the end of September, is about gardens in South Dakota and the region as they progress through the season. Drs. Burrows and Ball have … Continue reading

Regional Plant-Related Event

Backyard Farmer with Nebraska Extension Educators from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln airs Thursdays on Nebraska Public Television from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Program topics come from the growing season and responses to questions sent from around the state.

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