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Friday, October 9, 2015 - 15:01

The Iowa State University Athletic Field Short Course will take place Nov. 3 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course will kick off at Reiman Gardens at 1407 University Blvd. in Ames.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 08:50

Evergreen trees are built to survive the cold weather, but they still need care and preventive measures during the colder months of the year. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to help evergreens survive winter.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 11:33

Iowa Master Gardener trainees will meet Iowa State faculty, staff and students when they come to the Iowa State campus for educational sessions and tours of the horticulture department.

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 10:38

Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants can survive winter’s harsh blast by overwintering them.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 07:48

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:33

Acorns are falling from oak trees into yards everywhere. Viable acorns can be grown into oak trees, if properly handled.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 15:57

Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth. 

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 14:20

Raspberries are a delicious part of any garden, but they are vulnerable to intrusion from pests and other maladies. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on how to obtain a bountiful raspberry harvest.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 14:25

Each month, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s 2016 Garden Calendar captivates with images of visiting guests of the garden.