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Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 14:33

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach guide gardeners through the process of apple tree grafting by responding to questions and offering workshops.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 07:32

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about growing onions. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or 515-294-3108.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:16

If planning for next year’s garden includes finding new plants for shady areas, consider the recommendations of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists while paging through and ordering from garden catalogs this winter.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 11:24

Amaryllis are popular flowering bulbs grown indoors during the winter months. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to care for these plants so they'll bloom from year to year.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 10:12

Moth orchids are great year-round, but they're especially well-suited for cold days when you're spending a lot of time indoors – and are simple to grow with a few tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:59

An excellent way to brighten the winter landscape is to plant trees and shrubs that possess ornamental characteristics, such as colorful fruit or exfoliating bark. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach describe shrubs and trees that add color to the winter landscape.

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 10:03

Horticulturists with ISU Extension and Outreach say keeping holiday plants looking good through the holiday season and beyond is not as difficult as some might expect.

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:23

Christmas trees are grown in Iowa and all 50 states. There are approximately 100 choose and harvest farms in Iowa, where the top selling Christmas trees are Scotch pine and white pine.

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 10:46

Communities, local food networks and county extension offices have the opportunity to schedule spring 2014 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Good Agricultural Practices workshops for local growers.