WVU Extension has resources to help residents learn the science behind large-scale horticulture and the art of sustainable garden cultivation and management.Browse the Horticulture Guide
WVU Extension Service specialists emphasize the sustainability of agricultural practices and quality of life for all current and future West Virginians.
Control Pests with Banker Plants
Supply a non-pest prey for parasitoids and predators to use as an alternative food source.
Increase annual yields, enhance grape and wine quality, and improve soil’s biological and chemical properties.
West Virginia has several unique, heritage bean varieties of both pole and half-runner types that can be grown and saved by gardeners and commercial growers.
Learn about two of the several ways to propagate this popular tree: clonal propagation by softwood cuttings and air layering.
Propagating Plants Using Budding Method
The difference between the two methods of budding is procedure timing and the amount of wood taken with the bud.