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July 15, 2019 - Filed Under: Flower Gardens

Let’s face it: We’re in the middle of the dog days of summer, and it’s not even August yet!

This is the time of year when my favorite Supertunias -- even my beloved Vista Bubblegum -- are starting to fade. 

July 10, 2019 - Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Turfgrass and Lawn Management

Turfgrass managers will soon have an opportunity to learn the latest research from Mississippi State University on landscape care.

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July 8, 2019 - Filed Under: Flower Gardens

Summer has hit us with a vengeance this year.

Large tomatoes in varying stages of ripeness ranging from light yellow to orange-red hang on green stems filled with green leaves.
July 5, 2019 - Filed Under: Vegetable Gardens

If you love home-grown tomatoes, you can enjoy them into fall. Get your plants into the ground from July to early August, depending on where you live in the state, and you can harvest into October or November.

July 3, 2019 - Filed Under: Flower Gardens

A horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service has received a national award for excellence in gardening communication.

Success Stories

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Lawn and Garden, Plant Diseases, Plant Diseases and Nematode Diagnostic Services
Volume 5 Number 1

David Fulgham did not hesitate to show his support for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Plant Pathology Diagnostic Lab when his chance came.

A black metal bench overlooking the cemetery sits under the shade of a large, green tree.
Lawn and Garden, Trees, Natural Resources, Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry
Volume 5 Number 1

Foreman Matthew Ellis is responsible for keeping the grounds of the Biloxi National Cemetery in shape. But it’s more than just a job to him.

4-H, Community, Lawn and Garden, Flower Gardens, Landscape Design and Management, Youth Gardening
Volume 5 Number 1

See what's new in Extension: Extension Supports University's Community Garden, Extension Appoints New 4-H Staff, Extension Landscape Symposium Honors Professor Emeritus, and Extension's Southern Gardener Opens Little Free Garden

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Lawn and Garden, Trees, Natural Resources, Forestry, Forest Economics, Timber Prices, Forest Management, Agroforestry, Timber Harvest
Volume 4 Number 3

During his tenure as an engineer at Boeing, Ottis Bullock helped build machines that went into the air and to the moon, but he always had an interest in the trees that grew from the ground where he came of age.

Lawn and Garden
Volume 4 Number 1

The 39th annual Fall Flower & Garden Fest was held in late October 2017 at the Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs. Approximately 5,000 visitors came to the largest home gardening and horticulture show in the Southeast.

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Zahara Zinnia
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 7:30am
Elegant Elegans
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 7:00am
Pretty in Pink
Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 7:00am
Salvia Farinacea
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 7:00am
Southern Magnolias
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 7:00am

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