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August 2014 (Using Fresh Garden Produce)

Dodge County Master Gardeners customarily have a variety of subject matter at their monthly meetings.  The August meeting was no exception.  The guest speaker was Chef Chanse. Using fresh garden produce, he made a vegetable dish of cubed squash and zucchini sautéed in hot butter.  After browning he added salt, Lawry’s seasoning, thyme, raisins, honey, […]

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Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildews are a common, widespread, and an easily recognizable disease that can infect a variety of trees (except conifers), shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables, houseplants and green house plants, when conditions are right.

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Mulch – The Gardener’s Friend

Mulch is one of the most important tools in a gardener’s arsenal. In fact, it can make many of the other tools unnecessary over the course of the growing season. Mulch reduces water evaporation from the soil. (Less use of the hose and sprinkler.) It also prevents germination of weed seeds and suppresses existing weeds. […]

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