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EAB Is Here. Now What?

Education, News  |  June 14th, 2016

Emerald Ash Borer has been receiving a lot of press lately and the threat that it poses to the ash tree population in Nebraska. EAB specifically feeds on ash trees or other members of that...

Seven Deadly Sins of Spring Gardening

Education  |  June 1st, 2016

1. Over Mulching We’re more engaged with the ritual rather than the reason. You think you’re freshening up your garden for the season ahead but if you’re like most people you’ll actually end...

7 Arbor Day Fun Facts

Education, News  |  April 29th, 2016

  The holiday began with journalist Julius Sterling Morton, who moved from Detroit to Nebraska in 1854. At the time, the wide open spaces of the west weren't working out so well for...

Don’t Panic, PLANT: Tree Talk with Kinghorn Gardens

Education, News  |  September 16th, 2015

So we keep harping on you to "reforest Nebraska" and "diversify your urban forest," and now we can't wait to help you do just that! Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th from 9:00AM to...

Don’t Panic, Plant: Tree Guide

Education, News  |  July 28th, 2015

Don't Panic, plant! Diversify our urban forest with new cultivars and tried and true trees. Use the EAB situation as a learning opportunity; instead of replacing your four ash trees with four Silver...

Our Favorite Garden DIYs

Education, News  |  July 23rd, 2015

1. Yard Yahtzee from Momtastic.com This simple DIY project is perfect for a fun afternoon with the kiddos. If you don't have a wood burner, grab some markers or paint and let the kids do the...

Emerald Ash Borer: Don’t Panic, Plant!

Education, News  |  July 16th, 2015

EAB - Emerald Ash Borer. When the acronyms come out you know its serious. You may recognize this three letter killer from the startling media coverage or the detection of this 6 legged beetle just...

9 Things You Simply Must Do to Your Early Summer Garden

Education, News  |  June 29th, 2015

1. Prune spring flowering shrubs. This is your last chance to prune your early blooming spring shrubs, like forsythia, lilac, and spirea. Waiting too long to prune (into late summer and early fall)...

Kids in the Garden

Education, People  |  June 18th, 2015

Schools out for the summer (I hope you sang that in your head) and the kids are back at the house. Now rather then let them wear out your couch or wear on your nerves, push them out the back door and...

Natural Nebraska: Spring Combination

Education  |  May 28th, 2015

Sometimes the best garden inspiration doesn't come from a Better Homes and Garden magazine, Pinterest, or your neighbor's down the block; but rather the untouched land beyond suburbia. We captured...