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Floral Notes 2013 Vol. 26:1
In This Issue:

Geoffrey Njue joins UMass Extension
Update on Biocontrol on Poinsettias
UMass Soil and Tissue Testing, Response of 'First Lady' Marigolds to Plant Extract Fertilizers, Granular Organic Fertilizers, and Biochar
Clean-up of Two-spotted Spider Mites

Floral Notes 2013 Vol. 25:6
In This Issue:

Response of 'Ringo 2000' Seed Geranium to Plant Extract and Granular Organic Fertilizers
UMass Soil and Tissue Testing

Floral Notes 2013 Vol. 25:5
In This Issue:

Managing Two-spotted Spider Mites
Polygonatium odoratum 'Variegatum'
Impatiens Downy Mildew Isn't the Only Downy Mildew You Need To Worry About!
UMass Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab
Botrytis (Gray Mold)

Floral Notes 2013 Vol. 25:4
In This Issue:

Reduced Energy Costs: Greenhouses and Nurseries
Annual Injector Maintenance
Preventing and Rescuing Overgrown Plants
 

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 25:3
In This Issue:

Alternatives to Garden Impatiens, Checklist for Spring Greenhouse Crop Production
Disease Resistant Plants
Northeast Agriculture: The Overlooked Economic Engine
 

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 25:2
In This Issue:

Elm Bank Trial Gardens
Cleaning Greenhouses

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 24:6
In This Issue:

Topics: Garden Mum Production Tips
Reducing Moisture in High Tunnels
Diseases and their Control in High Tunnels

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 24:6
In This Issue:

Topics: Garden Mum Production Tips
Reducing Moisture in High Tunnels
Diseases and Their Control in High Tunnels

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 24:5
In This Issue:

Topics: Paul Lopes Retires from UMass Extension after 38 years! Massachusetts Dept. of Agricultural Resources Grants
Heating your Greenhouse with Grain Corn Hybrid Yield Evaluation
UMass Extension Resources for Greenhouse Businesses and Garden Retailers

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 24:4
In This Issue:

Topics: USDA Aphis Proposes Changes in Chrysanthemum White Rust Regulations
Water Quality: What's in Your Water?
Protect Your Water System with a Good Filter
New Soil Testing Videos on the UMass Floriculture's YouTube Channel

Floral Notes 2012 Vol. 24:1
In This Issue:

Topics: Growing Edible Greens
Permaculture Gardens: An Emerging Trend
Social Media

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 24:3
In This Issue:

Meet our New Director of the UMass Extension Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory
2012 Easter Lily Schedule and Comments
Heating Your Greenhouse with Grain Corn Hybrid Yield Evaluation
Fertilizing Bedding Plant Seedlings
Botrytis Disease on Greenhouse Crops

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 24:2
In This Issue:

Plant Nutrition Program announcement
Sustainable Approaches to Greenhouse Crop Fertilization
2011 Mass Hort Trial Gardens at Elm Bank
Program announcement: Tree Production for Landscapes: Preliminary Research Results for Planting Methods

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 24:1
In This Issue:

New UMass Greenhouse
Powdery Mildews on Ornamental Plants
Insect-killing Nematodes and Thrips Control
Organic Fertilizer Leads to Different Growth Response
Nutrient Use and Nitrogen Leaching by Marigold

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 23:6
In This Issue:

Converting Chemical Fertilizer Recommendations to Organic: Using Natural Fertilizers in Ground Beds in Greenhouses
Daylily Streak and Daylily Rust
Surface Water for Irrigation

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 23:5
In This Issue:

Tomato Transplant Production and Late Blight
Aphid Banker Plants
Geothermal Heating and Cooling for Greenhouses

Floral Notes 2011 Vol. 23:4
In This Issue:

New UMass Diagnostic Lab location
Q&A Water pH and Alkalinity
Get Growing Media Storage Savvy
Forcing Hydrangeas

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 23:3
In This Issue:

Beneficial Nematodes: An easy way to begin using biological control
Spring 2010 UMass Plant Diagnostic Lab Results
2011-2012 New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 23:2
In This Issue:

New Greenhouse Construction Begins at UMass
Marketing to the Post-Recession and Eco-Consumer
Presentation Summary from Summer Field Day
2010 UMass Extension Shelled Corn for Greenhouse Heat Program
Forcing Strategies for a Late-date Easter

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 23:1
In This Issue:

Calibrachoa: Response to Chemical and Organic Fertilizers
Baptisia australis
Downy Milew on Basil
Pest Management on Poinsettias

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 22:6
In This Issue:

Growing a Energy and Space Efficient Poinsettia Crop
A Few Pointers for Better Irrigation
A Hedge with an Edge for Erosion Control
Should Production in High Tunnels Be Part of Your Specialty Crop Enterprise

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 22:5
In This Issue:

Weed Management
Preparing and Sending Samples to the UMass Diagnostic Laboratory
Ornamental Peppers
Garden Retailers and Late Blight
Instructions for Soil Testing

Floral Notes 2010 Vol. 22:4
In This Issue:

Biocontrol for Spring Crops: Propagation
Prevent Iron Chlorosis on Spring Crops
Rainwater Harvesting

Floral Notes 2009 Vol. 22:3
In This Issue:

2010 Easter Lily Schedule
Growth Medium pH and Water Soluble Fertilizers
Upgrade Environmental Control Equipment

Floral Notes 2009 Vol. 22:2
In This Issue:

New Bedding Plants and Annual Garden Flowers
Selecting Energy/Shade Screen System for Greenhouses

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