U-W Agricultural Resource center

Seedling Tree Program Still Taking Orders
Seedling trees for windbreaks and habitat enhancements on rural properties are ready for ordering. The U-W Ag extension office in Casper offers various species in bundles of 30 to 50 through its Seedling Program. Horticulturalist Donna Cuin says they’re encouraging people to get their orders …
Plant Hardiness Zones Revised, First Time In 20 Years
Plant hardiness zones have been adjusted by the USDA and Casper, Wyoming is moving up. Horticulturalist, Donna Cuin, at the U-W Agricultural Extension office in Casper says the new map has moved us from a 4-b to 5-a. That means we’ve been upgraded from a low of 25 below zero to 20 below- subt…
Pruning And Watering, Winter Projects For The Gardener
Warm temperatures this week could tempt gardeners to get outside and mid-winter just happens to be the perfect time for one type of project. “We tend to have a few days each month where the temperatures get up above 40 degrees and we can get out in the yard. It’s really a good time to …
Gardeners Tips For Wildlife Deterents
Horticulturalists at the U-W Agricultural Resource Center in Casper have lots of experience trying to keep hungry wildlife out of gardens and away from landscaping in the winter months. “There’ve been a few years when we  missed getting the protection up for the plants before they…
Gardening Tips With Horticulturalist Donna Cuin
Seedlings started indoors can mean a jump on the growing season and a chance to exercise that gardening itch. Whether it’s tomatos and peppers, or flowers to brighten things up, its time. “The Master Gardeners have also started planting their little seedlings for the upcoming Master ga…
Gardeners Wanted, Must Love Teaching Too
Training for gardeners who want to grow their skills and help others in the community to do the same  begins February 2nd. Its Master Gardener Training  at the Agricultural  Resource Center in Casper. Listen Here: Horticulturalist Donna Cuin at the U-W Extension Ag Resource Center say…