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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu


General (Gardening) Publications & Resources


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Idaho: Seasonal Eating Week by Week > PDF
How to find Idaho food producers who share their crops with subscribers via a program known as Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is focus of this publication. Some 60 food producers in Idaho o . . . . . more details
 

Composting at Home > PDF
This compact user's guide promotes composting as a rewarding way to turn leaves, grass, and food scraps into an organic fertilizer for enriching your garden and lawn. Recycling debris reduces the cost . . . . . more details
 
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Conduct Your Own Garden Research > PDF
Want to know whether a new potato variety yields more than an old standard? This publication explains how to run scientific experiments in market or backyard gardens and interpret your results. Five r . . . . . more details
 

Encouraging Beneficial Insects in Your Garden > PDF
Discusses how to use beneficial insects for controlling garden pests, including how to protect beneficials, create habitat for them, and buy and release them. Includes drawings of common beneficials a . . . . . more details
 
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Fertilizing Gardens > PDF
This publication covers organic fertilizers, commercial inorganic fertilizers, application methods, specific elements (iron, zinc, and sulfur), and general tips. Authors: Robert L. Mahler, Terry A. Ti . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Master Gardener Program Handbook, 18th Edition
Gardeners throughout Idaho use this basic gardening handbook as their text in the increasingly popular Master Gardener classes. The 25 how-to chapters cover everything from soil fertility to insect ma . . . . . more details
 
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Idaho Plant Quarantines and the Home Garden: Understanding the Laws > PDF
What farmers know but many home gardeners are just learning is that the shipping, sale, and planting of some 70 food crop or nursery species in Idaho are governed by state quarantine laws overseen by . . . . . more details
 

Idaho Plant Quarantines and the Home Garden: Understanding the Laws > PDF
What farmers know but many home gardeners are just learning is that the shipping, sale, and planting of some 70 food crop or nursery species in Idaho are governed by state quarantine laws overseen by . . . . . more details
 

Low Input Landscaping > PDF
Gardening inputs are materials and resources brought in from outside the borders of a yard or garden. This publication shows management strategies that use less of these inputs and how these same prac . . . . . more details
 

Natural Insecticides > PDF
This publication addresses the common misconceptions associated with products labeled "natural" and "organic," and describes related insecticides intended for home gardening. Categories include biolo . . . . . more details
 

Organic Management of Flea Beetles > PDF
Flea beetles are common garden pests found throughout the Pacific Northwest. Flea beetle feeding on plants in the Brassicaceae and Solanaceae families can scar foliage and potato tubers, leading to re . . . . . more details
 

Ornamental Grasses for Idaho Landscapes > PDF
Ornamental grasses are becoming irreplaceable landscape elements in many parts of the United States and are increasingly popular in Idaho. This 6-page publication lists the best grasses for Idaho's US . . . . . more details
 

Propagating Plants from Seeds > PDF
The enjoyment of growing plants can be enhanced by using successful methods. This 20-page booklet covers seed selection, starting plants indoors, planting seeds outdoors, and starting both herbaceous . . . . . more details
 

Propagation of Plants from Specialized Structures > PDF
This substantially updated publication explains the various types of specialized plant structures that can be used to grow new plants. Individual reproduction requirements and options are detailed, an . . . . . more details
 

Start Seeds Indoors with Success > PDF
Starting seeds indoors begins with scheduling to ensure your transplants are ready to go outdoors when the garden is ready to receive them. This fact sheet covers scheduling, planting and germination, . . . . . more details
 

Using Soil Test Results For Garden Fertilization - A Guide for Fertilizing Home Landscapes and Gardens in Idaho > PDF
Once home gardeners get their soil tested, what should they do with the results? This 8-page publication demystifies the numbers on most fertilizer labels - such as 15-15-15 or 21-0-0-24 - and will he . . . . . more details
 


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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu