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Publication Number: M2064
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Publication Number: P1091
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News

September 12, 2016 - Filed Under: Community, Flower Gardens, Vegetable Gardens

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. -- Gardening enthusiasts and horticulture professionals can learn about the latest plants and gardening techniques during the Fall Flower & Garden Fest Oct. 14 and 15 in Crystal Springs.

May 27, 2016 - Filed Under: Vegetable Gardens, Nuisance Wildlife and Damage Management

STARKVILLE, Miss – Many of us look forward to a summer garden every year, especially after a long winter.

Unfortunately, many wildlife species find garden vegetables and plants just as delicious as we do. This leads to a battle -- a battle to keep the fruits of our labors to ourselves rather than providing a meal for the local wildlife.

Hattiesburg pharmacist Jim Murray grows vegetables and herbs on a salad table. The raised plant beds are built and distributed by Master Gardener volunteers trained by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)
May 20, 2016 - Filed Under: Lawn and Garden, Vegetable Gardens

May is Older Americans Month…

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- After pharmacist Jim Murray’s legs gave out at a Mississippi State University tailgate in 2007, his doctor told him his gardening days were over.

However, Murray is gardening again, thanks to the Pine Belt Master Gardeners’ salad table project.

Heirloom tomatoes, such as this Black Sea variety, are generally lumpy and bumpy, and they split and crack easily, but their reward is in increased taste and flavor. (Photo by MSU Extension/Gary Bachman)
February 22, 2016 - Filed Under: Vegetable Gardens

It’s that time of year when gardeners across the state start planning their vegetable gardens.

After I wrote last week about the heirloom tomato Cherokee Purple being chosen as a Mississippi Medallion winner, I’ve dreamed about the heirloom tomatoes destined to become my tasty chili and spaghetti sauce next winter.

September 3, 2015 - Filed Under: Flower Gardens, Vegetable Gardens

VERONA, Miss. -- Gardeners are invited to attend the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Fall Flower and Vegetable Tour on Sept. 26.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host this annual tour in Verona from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

MSU horticulture experts will lead educational seminars, provide tours of the flower and vegetable gardens, and answer gardening questions. Fun activities for children will be available.

Watch

Tomato Tips  - MSU Extension Service
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
Winter Gardens
Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
Winter Vegetable Gardens
Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
Raised Garden Beds
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
Microgreens Gardens
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

Listen

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

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Extension/Research Professor
Greenhouse Tomatoes and other vegetables, Field Vegetables, Mushrooms