extension office





7/26/2007
Your local county extension office can answer questions on gardening, livestock, poultry, crops, garden pests and more.
11/12/2010
Sustainsia’s compact, green-built work pod could solve my office needs.
3/8/2011
Today's a great day to follow our tips for creating a home office that's easy on you and light on the planet.
12/24/2013
Who knew that making a soda so delicious was so darn easy?! This office experiment is our most rewarding yet. I mean, Marlin is cool with his aquaponic system and all, but I definitely don’t want to drink fish water. (See aquaponic blog.) Our ginger beer is so refreshing, surprisingly effervescent and just plain awesome! So you’d like to know how to make it yourself, right? Well, I will gladly share the steps and recipe with you.
3/21/2012
A strong partnership between Cascades and Office Depot to deliver on customer need for softness and strength while significantly reducing total environmental impact.
5/7/2014
Make the best use of your cold frame by having lids designed to be easily adjusted or removed.
9/7/2010
For those of us who ever placed a ladder against a tree or pole and climbed twenty feet up only to think, "what am I doing here?"
3/20/2013
I know how popular and much hyped season-extending materials are in the world of organic gardening, but is it a necessity to eat fresh lettuce year round?
9/20/2013
Even as far north as Maine I can harvest produce from March to December with parsnips to dig from under the frost in February without the use of row covers or a greenhouse. In some beds I do two or more succession plantings that together with the root cellar keeps me with fresh produce all year.
6/12/2014
Building a greenhouse out of an old carport destined for the dump.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
4/30/2014
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Missouri farmer Bryce Oates traces the history of county fairs from their origins in the country life movement to his own kids' involvement.
2/27/2014
Everywhere is full of micro-climates. Discover the places in your garden where the soil warms first, or last, by watching the snow melt and taking pictures.
2/4/2012
4-H is a youth organization that can be a great resource for skill-building in our communities. No matter what you do or what your interest, spending time with your local club is a worthy contribution.
3/1/2013
Get a materials list and step-by-step insructions for low tunnel construction for your backyard garden.
9/22/2014
The first killing frosts of the season change the garden-scape.
3/22/2011
An affordable prototype home helps revitalize a blighted Syracuse, New York, neighborhood--and could be the city home of the future.
5/13/2014
The hoophouse on our farm is filled with greens all winter long. It’s almost hard to switch gears for summer tomatoes.
3/11/2014
Creating a micro-climate is an essential tool for your survival and homesteading skills. Making the right micro-climate for your plants specific needs will not only help them survive, but thrive as well.
5/23/2012
Transitioning seedlings from indoor starts to outdoor plants
3/17/2012
Starting flats of seedlings begins this year's growing season.
9/10/2014
You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.
12/8/2011
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.




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