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Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 13:04

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will co-sponsor a field day and workshop at the ISU Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farm in Greenfield on Sept. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. The field day includes a meal featuring locally-grown organic vegetables.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 15:00

The garden peony is a popular, long-lived perennial that provides abundant flowers in spring and attractive foliage throughout the growing season. If given a good site and proper care, an established peony will flower for many years.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 13:16

Creating a beautiful, functioning landscape depends on putting the right plant in the right place at the right time. Iowa State University Extension horticulturists describe the correct plants and care to give late summer and early fall plantings.

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 08:58

Properly harvested and stored, onions and garlic will keep most of their original flavor and food value for weeks or months, depending on variety.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 14:12

Iowa State University (ISU) is giving Iowans the chance to display photos at the Iowa State Fair. As part of the university's exhibit in the northeast corner of the Varied Industries Building during the fair, Iowa residents are encouraged to submit photos to illustrate how Iowa State and ISU Extension and Outreach are making a difference in their communities.

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.