Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 09:27
Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast. But storing and keeping produce including potatoes, onions and carrots fresh can become an issue.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 15:29
Master Gardener trainees will come to the Iowa State campus in October for the program’s annual class. The course, which will be held on Oct. 8 and 22, provides a full day of training as part of the required 40 hours of education for Iowa Master Gardener training.
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:29
The recent issue of Acreage Living is available online and contains articles covering late summer topics.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 09:12
Fall is a perfect time to prepare lawns for the upcoming year with seeding, aeration and fertilization.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 09:52
The commercial production aspect of asparagus is discussed in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication. "Commercial Asparagus Production" (HORT 3059) is available online through the Extension Store.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 09:44
Peonies are a beautiful part of any landscape, and they thrive in Iowa. However, they do require some special care and conditions, and can develop problems which must be addressed.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 12:40
Adam Thoms, a graduate of Iowa State University, has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as a turfgrass specialist.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44
Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 16:35
Pears are a delicious part of any garden landscape, and they can be grown in Iowa. Multiple cultivars are acceptable for use in Iowa, although they differ slightly regarding harvesting and storage.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:06
Summer is prime time for being outdoors, enjoying lawns and landscapes and making the most of the warmest months of the year. Crabgrass can ruin some of that fun by damaging a landscape’s appearance and overall feel.