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OUR UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT

Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. sandwicense (ahinahina, hinahina, Mauna Kea silversword). Photo: Starr

GENERAL GARDENING

Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii - Certified Professionals

Starting your garden

Water your garden

Fertilize your garden

Compost and Vermicomposting

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SOIL TOPICS

Highly weathered oxisol

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COMPOSTING & Vermicomposting

worms for vermicomposting

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INSECT PESTS

Med fly

General Information

Training Video

NOTE: After viewing this video, you will be eligible to purchase Fruit Fly Lures from the MG Helpline Office.

Specific Pest Species

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BENEFICIAL INSECTS

Predatory miteGeneral Information

Specific Beneficial Insect Species

Beneficial Insect Flashcard sets can be purchased for $5 from the Sustainable and Organic Farming Systems Lab at CTAHR, Dr. Ted Radovich, email: theodore@hawaii.edu, phone: (808) 956-7909.

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POLLINATORS

Yellow faced bee

HOME REMEDIES


PLANT DISEASES

Banana bunchy top virus on plant. Photo: Scot Nelson

Photo Galleries

Specific Plant Diseases

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WEED CONTROL

Kylinga in lawn. Photo: DeFrank

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FRUITS

mangoesGeneral Information

Specific Fruit Species

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VEGETABLES

tomatoesGeneral Information

Specific Vegetable Species

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HERBS, SPICES & MEDICINALS

Vanilla flower and pod

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BEVERAGE PLANTS

Cacao bean

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NATIVE HAWAIIAN and CANOE Plants

Ohia lehua

General Information

Specific Native Plant Species

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FLOWERS

Hibiscus waimeaeGeneral Information

Specific Flower Species

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ORNAMENTALS for Landscaping

Ti leavesGeneral Information

Specific Ornamental Species

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LAWN CARE

Seashore paspalum

General Information

Specific Turf Species

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GROUND COVERS

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SHRUBS

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PALMS

Loulu, Pritchardia

General Information

 

Specific Palm Species

  • Areca
  • *Bamboos for Forest and Garden [OF-18] ~ NOTE: Running bamboos escape and become weeds in farms, forests, and residential areas. Plant only clumping species.
  • Coconut (Cocos nucifera) (Agroforestry.net)
  • Loulu palm spp. (Native Plants Hawai'i)
  • Manila
  • Sago palm (Agroforestry.net)

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TREES

Lonomea, a great native shade treeGeneral Information

Specific Tree Species

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AQUAPONICS/AQUACULTURE

Aquaponics/AquacultureGeneral Information

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Additional Master Gardener Resources