Articles related to Yard & Garden

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 15:11

Gardeners can get a jump on their gardens by starting seeds indoors. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the types of equipment and conditions needed.

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 09:15

Enjoy indoor flowering plants and cut flowers longer with proper care. Learn from horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach about caring for and transplanting flowering indoor plants.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 14:50

Part of the fun of gardening is in starting your own plants. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss plant propagation methods best suited for several common yard and garden plants.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 16:49

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists are hosting the Vegetable Transplant Production Workshop on Feb. 22 at the Scott County Extension Office in Bettendorf from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 14:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a course called Homegrown Lifestyle for folks who want to reconnect with the land, grow food for their families and create a sustainable landscape. The 12-week course will be offered at several Iowa locations beginning March 14.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 12:38

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists discuss the best time to prune common Iowa trees. Find answers to common yard and garden questions at the Yard and Garden FAQs website, http://expert.hort.iastate.edu/.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 11:28

Traps, sentinel trees, visual surveys and other surveillance efforts show pest is only in eastern Allamakee County in northeast Iowa, according to the Iowa Emerald Ash Borer team.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 16:37

Iowa State horticulturists who support Hortline (phone calls and emails) have assembled frequently asked questions on a Yard and Garden FAQs website at http://expert.hort.iastate.edu/.

Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 16:25

Prevention is the first line of defense against houseplant insect problems, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. They share nonchemical methods and appropriate pesticides for controlling houseplant insect problems.