Husker Hort

A Nebraska View of Horticulture


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Needle Know-How

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Yellow inner needles

Autumn is officially here; cue the falling leaves, cool nights, and yellowing pine trees.  Knowing the cause of the discolored needles will help to know if it is nature taking its course or if it is a disease infecting your trees. Continue reading

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Colorful Canopies: Fall Foliage in Nebraska

Beautiful Fall Color on Campus by Tim Harwick

Beautiful Fall Color on Campus by Tim Harwick

Cooler nights, apples, pumpkin flavored everything, and football can only signal one thing, fall is here. This year has been a wonderful one to see fall color in Nebraska’s landscape. What exactly causes this fall color and how can we see it every year? The answer is more scientific than we think. Continue reading