Gage County Horticulture

Gage County Horticulture 

Nicole StonerNicole Stoner is the Gage County Horticulture Extension Educator.  Nicole's focus areas include trees, shrubs, lawns, gardens, and insects.  Nicole obtained her Master's Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for Horticulture with a minor in Insect Science and she has Bachelor's Degrees in both areas. Nicole is also an ISA Certified Arborist.

Questions for Nicole? Email Nicole Stoner

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Plants and Pests with Nicole Blog]

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Yard and Garden

Annual radio show, hosted by Nicole Stoner, Extension Educator, that runs from the first of April through the first of August on KUTT 99.5FM 

Click Here to take the Survey for the 2017 Yard and Garden Show. Enter your contact information at the bottom to be entered to win some goodies from UNL and Nebraska Extension.


Nebraska's Noxious Weeds

A noxious weed is one that is harmful to our environment and our economy. "Noxious weed" is a legal term meaning that a weed must be controlled on your property in accordance with the law. Noxious weeds are determined and regulated by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Noxious Weed Program.

Control is required by law for noxious weeds, including:

Nebraska's Noxious Weed Identification

 

Invasive Weeds

Invasive species are those species that are not native to the ecosystem and those whose introduction can cause economic or ecosystem harm as well as human health problems. Invasive species are not regulated by law. It is allowable for invasive species to grow on your land, but they need to be monitored to ensure that they do not encroach into areas where they are not wanted. There are many species that are invasive including, but not limited to: Russian olive, autumn olive, st. John's wort, amur honeysuckle, kudzu, and scotch thistle.

 

For More Information on Noxious and Invasive Weeds:

Nebraska Weed Control Association

Nebraska Department of Agriculture-Noxious Weed Program

Nebraska Invasive Species Project

2012 Guide for Weed Management


 

Master Gardener

The Nebraska Master Gardener program extends the outreach of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) by providing volunteers with research-based horticulture education, which prepares them to share their knowledge with the citizens of the State.


Acreage Insights

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BYF

 A live Nebraska Public Television Program, hosted by expert gardening panalists. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT).

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Hort Update

Seasonal information for Nebraska's green industry professionals.


Turfgrass

Visit the UNL Turfgrass Extension website for all the answers to your lawn questions.

Sign up for Turf iNfo on the website.


Landscape Diag. Guide

For more information to help you find the problems with your landscape, look at the Landscape Diagnostic Guide for Problems Affecting Woody Ornamentals and Herbaceous Perennials from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Organic Seed Finder - seeds for Field Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, and other - hosted by the Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies