This column comes through the Grant County Extension Service out of New Mexico State University.
Question: I am updating the Valencia County Extension Master Gardener brochure on trees. How do I access the new recommended trees for climate change? I would like to include them in the brochure.
Zena K., Los Lunas
Question: What are your favorite garden-related items that would make great holiday gifts?
Mary Jo L., Albuquerque
Question: In my yard and around town, I have noticed tree leaves turning yellow in different areas on the tree and falling sporadically. It is primarily older mulberry trees. Is this due to nutrition deficiency, disease, drought, or all of the above?
-J. White, Las Cruces
Question: Is it okay to prune landscape trees now? Should we wait until it cools off a bit? Wait till fall?
- Submitted via Lynda Garvin, Sandoval County Extension Agriculture Agent
Question: After I bought a ‘Sea Green’ juniper I noticed the tag said “Hardy to 20°F.” Well, I live at almost 7,000 feet in Torrance County. When I looked online it said my zone is 6. I think maybe the tag is wrong. Do you agree?
Carolyn M., Torrance County
Question: Something is wrong with our apricots. The tree looks good, but the fruit are severely damaged. This is all over the tree. Leaves seem to be fine. Ideas?
-Question submitted via Bernalillo County Extension Agent Sara Moran
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