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Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:18

The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is set for Monday, Aug. 12. The field day will begin at 2 p.m. and feature research-based information on a variety of production topics of interest to fruit and vegetable growers.

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 12:10

With Annuals, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication, gardeners can plan their flower gardens for the summer.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 09:30

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about rhubarb plant selection and harvesting.

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 09:38

Communities, local food networks and county extension offices have the opportunity to schedule Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) workshops for local growers.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 11:20

The emergence of daffodils is one of the first signs of spring – along with crocuses, tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain the plant care needed to encourage blooms.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 13:49

Gardeners can determine when to divide their perennials by checking When to Divide Perennials (RG 319), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:20

It's common practice to plant transplants for warm-season vegetables like tomatoes, peppers and eggplant and is becoming the practice with cucumbers, squash, cantaloupes and watermelons because transplants shorten the time by several weeks between planting and harvest. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide answers to questions that will increase gardeners’ success with transplants.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 09:57

The importance of planning when selecting trees is explained in Guidelines for Selecting Trees (RG 702), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 15:37

Iowa gardeners can learn when to plant vegetables in their gardens by checking Planting and Harvesting Times for Garden Vegetables (PM 534), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.