Articles related to Yard & Garden

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:49

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:42

Home gardeners have watched melon vines fill considerable garden space while anticipating harvest time. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to determine when melons are ready to harvest.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 08:17

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Fairfield in Jefferson County, making this the third location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 15:43

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about what may be causing those black or brown spots on tomatoes, zucchini and other garden produce.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:36

The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is Monday, Aug. 12. Those interested in attending should register online by Aug. 5.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 13:58

Iowa lawns are entering seasonal dormancy. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell when it is necessary to water and how to properly water lawns during dormancy and times of little rainfall.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 16:51

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is beginning a partnership with the NewBo City Market to teach Iowans garden skills and techniques.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 12:08

A new Sustainable Vegetable Production website at www.extension.iastate.edu/vegetablelab has the latest research for fruit and vegetable growers. Results, publications, videos and other resources generated by research conducted by extension vegetable specialist Ajay Nair and his lab team are posted on the site.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 08:13

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Burlington in Des Moines County, making this the second location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.