Orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) is a variety of bunch grass with deep roots and a somewhat variable appearance.
This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.
This peculiar grass is an important forage of the semi-arid Great Plains.
This native grass offers superior nutrition to livestock, but keeping it from dying out can be a challenge.
Is this common weed overrunning your field, pasture, or lawn? Good news—it’s relatively easy to manage.
This native of the shortgrass prairie holds great potential for low-maintenance lawns in dry climates.
In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.
Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy.
Powdery mildew is caused by one of the most common and widely distributed fungi that plague gardens. The disease can attack a wide range of plants, as it is caused by several species of the order Erysiphales. A sampling of commonly affected plants includes: Cucumbers. Pumpkins. Squash. Melons. Grapes. Phlox. Peonies. Lilacs. Bluegrass. Fescue. TheContinue reading “Powdery Mildew”
Anthracnose, also called bird’s-eye spot, is a disease caused by several similar species of fungus. These fungi affect many plants: