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Master Gardener Tips for the Panhandle

 Here is the weekly crop of Master Gardener tips from Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle, relevant to local lawn and garden issues in the High Plains and consistent with research-based recommendations.

Drifting Pesticides

Drifting may be okay for a tumbleweed, but it’s not okay when spraying pesticides of any kind. When spraying pesticides, the size of the droplets can affect how much drift may occur.

Using a hand pump sprayer and pumping it up to full pressure creates smaller droplets. If you refrain from pumping it up to full pressure, the droplets will be larger. Larger droplets are...

 

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