Articles related to Yard & Garden

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 08:42

Iowa State University Extension specialists offer tips for harvesting and storing potatoes, as well as dealing with spuds that are green or knobby.

Friday, July 22, 2011 - 10:34

Iowa State University Extension specialists offer tips for taking care of your lawn, annuals and garden in hot weather in this week's yard and garden column. 

Friday, July 15, 2011 - 09:01

Many diseases and disorders can affect tomatoes during the growing season. Iowa State University Extension specialists describe the symptoms and management of common problems.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 15:44

More and more gardeners are dealing with Japanese beetles as these very hungry garden pests spread throughout Iowa and their populations increase. Japanese beetle adults feed on a wide variety of plants.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 10:49

As Iowa sweet corn matures in the fields, extension specialists share tips on keeping the raccoons out of the patch and when to harvest.

Monday, June 27, 2011 - 12:07

Learn how to manage the bugs, beetles, worms and caterpillars that are showing up on home garden vegetables.

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 10:44

Home gardeners can protect one of the most valuable assets in a landscape by identifying tree diseases and taking steps to properly manage the diseases.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 13:59

Learn how to identify beneficial insects and the native plants that attract them during this Aug. 4 workshop.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 08:29

An estimated 1,800 gallons of water runs off a 30 x 96 foot high tunnel with each inch of rain. ISU Extension demonstrates a system to collect the rain water and store it for reuse on the crops in the high tunnel.