Lawn and Garden

Ornamental Plants

Deer resistant ornamentals

The best approach to control deer damage is an integrated pest management plan, which includes careful monitoring of any one, or a combination of the following strategies: population management, fencing, repellents, or vegetation management.

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Holiday plant care

amaryllis
From poinsettias and amaryllis to paperwhites, holiday plants are often used for decorations or given as gifts during the season. WVU Extension Service’s John Porter, Kanawha County agriculture and natural resources agent, provides the how-to’s for caring for these seasonal favorites.
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Preserving flowers for year-round use

Preserving flowers for year-round use has been an artistic form of expression for decades and there are many methods by which flowers, foliage, grasses, seed pods, etc., may be preserved. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages and only through practice, and trial and error will the individual discover the method that suits him best.

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