Monday, May 23, 2011 - 10:02
Iowa State University Extension offers a publication, “Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases,” that focuses on the three ticks species that commonly attack humans: American dog ticks, lone star ticks and blacklegged (deer) ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 09:15
This week Iowa State University Extension garden experts respond to common questions related to growing and caring for blueberries.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 11:45
Rhubarb can easily be grown in Iowa for pies, tarts, sauces, jellies, puddings and punch; learn where to plant and how and when to harvest rhubarb.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 08:42
Storms that cause tree damage often leave homeowners wondering if they need a tree care professional and how to select one. ISU Extension Forester Jesse Randall outlines steps for making those decisions.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 11:52
Horticulture specialists answer questions about the care of modern roses, such as teas, floribundas and grandifloras.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 09:11
Whether driven by economics, food recalls or simply the desire to “do it themselves,” 20 new Iowa State University Extension Master Food Volunteers are trained, certified and ready to share their knowledge about safe and efficient methods of home food preservation.
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 11:18
The Iowa State University Extension hotline for consumer horticulture questions serves an ever-increasing number of gardeners.
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 10:19
The Iowa Master Gardener program has a new look -- and a new logo.
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 10:00
Annual Master Gardener plant sales are happening in many Iowa counties in the coming weeks, featuring a wide range of flowers and vegetables.
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 13:17
Tomato plants are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. Iowa State University Extension garden specialists explain varieties, growth habits and how and when to plant this vegetable of many sizes, shapes and colors.