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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 15:30

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners support local food systems during a winter webinar series.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 10:26

Life keeps rolling in winter, which means the application of deicing salt and other measures to keep roads open and prevent slickness and falls on hard outdoor surfaces. Unfortunately, these measures can have negative effects on landscapes.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 10:17

Live, fresh-cut Christmas trees can add life and vibrancy to any home at this time of year. But they do come with some issues which should be addressed for maximum enjoyment and safety.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 09:45

Acreage Living online newsletter offers timely information. In the December issue, specialists give insights on how to protect acreage landscaping and optimize home energy use during the winter.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 09:30

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in Appanoose, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion and Monroe counties in southern Iowa.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:57

Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to prune safely and smartly.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:02

Poinsettias are associated with the holidays and make the season bright. Learn how to select and care for the perfect poinsettia.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 16:00

Holiday flowers are great additions to seasonal decorating  -  if they bloom. With special care, holiday flowers can become perennial and beautiful for years to come.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 15:39

Winter brings food scarcity, which makes your landscape a target for rabbits. Rabbits can severely damage trees and shrubs if you aren’t proactive.