Plantorama is a weekly five-minute interview with horticultural specialists at Kansas State University, covering timely topics in: home lawn care; vegetable, fruit and flower gardening; landscape design and ornamental plant care; indoor plant care; and horticultural pest control.
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|05-12-17||PINE NEEDLE PROBLEMS – Some Kansas homeowners are reporting the needles on their landscape pine trees are partly turning brown. K-State plant disease specialist Judy O’Mara thinks that could be a concern.||Omara 05-12|
|05-05-17||ASPARAGUS AND RHUBARB– K-State horticulturist Ward Upham discusses harvest management for asparagus and rhubarb.||Upham 05-05|
|04-28-17||PINE TREE CONCERNS - K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd says pine needle scale and the larval form of the pine saw fly are showing up on landscape pine trees.||Cloyd 04-28|
|04-21-17||ROUNDUP FOR LAWNS– K-State turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle urges homeowners to be careful when using “Roundup for Lawns” to avoid purchasing a traditional Roundup product that could kill their lawn.||Hoyle 04-21|
|04-14-17||ORNAMENTAL SHRUB CARE– Dennis Patton offers tips on fertilizing, pruning and weeding ornamental shrubs.||Patton-04-14|
|04-07-17||SPRING LAWN CARE - K-State Research and Extension turfgrass specialist Jared Hoyle discusses early spring fertilization and grassy weed control.||Hoyle 04-07|
|03-31-17||EARLY SPRING INSECTS - K-State horticultural entomologist Raymond Cloyd discusses two insect issues: flies and tent caterpillars.||Cloyd 3-31|
|03-24-17||ASPARAGUS AND RHUBARB - Asparagus and rhubarb do very well in Kansas growing conditions. Riley County Extension horticultural agent Gregg Eyestone discusses site preparation and variety selection||Eyestone 3 -24|
|03-17-17||PLANTING GARDEN ONIONS - Ward Upham offers tips for growing the largest onion bulbs possible.||Upham 3-17|
|03-10-17||ITCH MITES RETURN - Raymond Cloyd offers tips on reducing their activity in the home landscape.||Cloyd 3-10|
|03-03-17||EARLY LAWN MANAGEMENT - Jared Hoyle talks about early pre emergence herbicide and fertilizer applications.||Hoyle 3-3|