Articles related to Yard & Garden

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.

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.