Articles related to Yard & Garden

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 11:07

Available in nearly every color, bearded iris is a beautiful spring flower. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions related to blooming, dividing and controlling pests with irises.

Friday, May 31, 2013 - 13:48

Why is the ash tree in the front yard dropping leaves? What are those brownish, orange things in the cedar tree out back? Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about trees; to have additional questions answered contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or 515-294-3108.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 14:10

Lawn mowing is the most time consuming practice related to lawn care – but when done properly mowing plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy, sustainable lawn. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer lawn mowing questions.

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 10:25

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides many resources on lawn care for homeowners to help maintain a healthy summer lawn.

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 14:09

What fruit varieties will perform well in Iowa? Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about selecting plum, pear, cherry and peach varieties. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or 515-294-3108.

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.