How to diagnose grass ailments

By tom Dominguez, Extension Service Winter kill is a general term used to describe the loss of turfgrass plants during winter months. It can be caused by factors such as: low temperature kill (freeze damage), desiccation (drying out of plant material), disease activity and insect damage such as grubs. In most years, desiccation is the […]

Plan for plump pumkin patch

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Eight-year-old Noah Marquez of Tucumcari may have some tips for backyard gardeners when it comes to growing pumpkins. “I had four seeds,” he said. “I pushed the dirt back a little bit, and put the seeds in, then I covered it up.” Sometime later, “I almost pulled them up, […]