Articles related to Yard & Garden

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:16

Iowa State University’s Research and Demonstration Farms kicks off its series of Demonstration Home Garden Field Days July 21 in southwest Iowa, continuing through Aug. 9.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 09:09

As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe. 

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:40

A larva was collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a tree in Mt. Pleasant and has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier. Iowa now has 10 infested counties.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 09:54

In summer, problems can crop up and limit a yard's potential. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to make sure both yard and garden look as beautiful as possible this summer.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 16:20

The 2015 Annual Garden Calendar, “Whimsy,” is now available for purchase from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 14:44

Summer is a perfect time to harvest summer squash from your garden. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists provide some great tips for successful squash.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 14:32

Summer marks the season when your lawn can look its best – if you know how to maintain it properly. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer some tips that can help.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 16:04

Container gardens are an excellent way to grow plants in limited spaces. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on choosing containers and plants, and some ways to make sure they thrive.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 08:42

An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach entomologist, in collaboration with an Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship entomologist, has written a new publication to help Iowans identify signs of the destructive Emerald Ash Borer.