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    Taking care of tomatoes

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Tomatoes are by far the most popular plant in the vegetable garden but can also be the most problematic. Eliminate the questions...

    A home gardener’s guide to corn

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – As many home gardeners know, there are many varieties of corn to choose from. Essentially there is sweet corn and...

    Springing into hummingbird season

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Spring is in the air. Temperatures are beginning to rise, and flowers will soon begin to bloom. The fair weather...

    Choosing a citrus tree for the backyard

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.— The recent introduction of new diseases and lack of cold hardiness can make citrus a challenging fruit to grow in some...

    Soil sampling isn’t just for farmers

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – With spring creeping in, home gardeners are preparing to plant some of their favorite things. Soil sampling is a quick...

    Straw bale gardening great alternative to planting a garden

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Farmers and gardeners have been using compost for thousands of years, but that doesn’t mean it always has to be...

    Picking the perfect Valentine’s Day roses

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Roses and Valentine’s Day go together like bread and butter. Unfortunately, some roses can begin to droop and wilt after...

    Simply Southern television show brings Extension expertise to wider audiences

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s partnership with Simply Southern TV is expanding. In 2022, viewers can learn ways to transform their landscapes...

    Plan ahead to ensure your turkey is ready to roast

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. — People across the nation are looking forward to a more normal holiday season this year. To keep this holiday safe...

    Selecting which tomato plants to grow

    With all the tomato varieties available, deciding which ones to plant can be fun yet confusing. Alabama Extension has conducted many tomato programs over...