Mississippi’s tree lovers have terrific options when deciding what to plant in the home landscape. MSU Extension Service specialists and agents offer practical advice about what, where, and when to plant for the best effect and greatest chance of success. They also have tips for proper pruning, how to handle storm damage, and dealing with pests and diseases. Interested in establishing an orchard to produce fruits and nuts for the local farmers’ market? Extension has the science-based information you need to make decisions about your business.
If your lawn, landscape, or garden look a little sickly, it might be time for a soil health checkup. (Photo by Jonathan Parrish/Cindy Callahan)
A tent for camping in the woods can be a good thing, but a tent filled with caterpillars in a pecan tree can be bad news for homeowners.
Native plants are excellent choices for any landscape. They are adapted to the climate, which makes them low-maintenance. Planting native varieties of flowers, plants and shrubs provides food and shelter for native wildlife. (Photo by Tim Allison)
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During his tenure as an engineer at Boeing, Otis 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.