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Spring in Oklahoma

It is hard to resist the urging to rush out and plant vegetables early and that is understandable. It is also sometimes wise, as the last two summers have proven. The most successful plantings last year seem to have been those that were in the ground early and matured before our hot, dry spell set in. This strategy can just as easily work against you. One way to minimize the threat of weather extremes is by staggering spring vegetable plantings. Read More...

Vegetable Garden Update

Things seem to be off to a good start with most vegetable gardens in the area given the feedback we’ve been getting in the Payne County Extension Office. Here’s a summary of what we are seeing so far and some suggestions for adjustments based on the current weather: Read More...

Extending the Vegetable Gardening Season

If producing vegetables earlier and later into the season appeals to you, consider installing some low-cost protection in the form of a modified cold frame which can create a modified environment that stays warm enough to protect plants from all but the most severe cold weather events. Read More...

Vegetable Garden Update

Here are some things to keep an eye on as we work through this cool, wet spell. Read More...
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