Every month, WSU Extension scientists write and share free publications that help Northwest gardeners, farmers, and communities solve challenges and improve homes, landscapes and local agriculture.
Newly published guides include:
- A Grower’s Guide to the Most Common Diseases of Peony in the United States (FS338E), by former WSU plant pathology researcher Andrea Garfinkel and WSU plant pathologist Gary Chastagner. This publication helps growers and gardeners identify and manage diseases that affect these hardy, long-lived, showy perennials.
- A Home Gardener’s Guide to Soils and Fertilizers (Home Garden Series) (EM063E). All home gardeners should get to know their soil, and how to make it better. Learn about soil and water, nutrients, pH, amendments and fertilizer, and more, in this free guide by Craig Cogger, scientist and Extension Specialist in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.
- Tree Fruit Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition in Cropping Orchards in Central Washington (EM119E). Find comprehensive information on soil and plant nutrition to increase production in cropping orchards; by WSU Extension specialists Bernardita Sallato and Tianna DuPont, and WSU emeritus professor David Granatstein.
You can find the latest publications at the WSU Extension Online Bookstore.