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Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:37

A new publication providing information on suitable tomato varieties for commercial field and high tunnel production in Iowa is now available at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store. Home gardeners also will find the variety descriptions helpful.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:48

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on controlling crabgrass.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 09:39

The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 15:21

The Siouxland Garden Show March 27 - 29 at the Sioux City Convention Center, Sioux City is a garden party with something for everyone - speakers, how-to sessions, make-and-take projects and business and organization exhibits.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 11:59

Learn what it takes to have your very own asparagus patch and enjoy this favorite spring vegetable for years.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 16:10

Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 11:41

In Iowa, onions are a popular garden product, but they do require some special conditions and care to get optimal results. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on onion cultivar varieties and the proper way to plant them.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 15:21

If given proper care, a 100-foot-long row of red raspberries can produce 100 to 150 pints of fruit. Proper pruning increases berry numbers and size, and is required to obtain maximum yields.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:06

The final session of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners winter webinar series on how to support local food systems will be held Thursday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at county extension offices.