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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:38

While winter is not growing season for strawberries, taking care of strawberry plants remains vitally important. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on the ins and outs about mulching strawberries for winter.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 13:59

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the best way to prepare yard and garden supplies for winter so they’ll be ready for use when spring rolls around.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 16:46

Amaryllis are the perfect holiday flower. Learn how to select and plant them for holiday blooms.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 15:30

People associate tulips with feelings of spring, but to get their benefits at the proper time, planting tulips right now is ideal. Get tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 14:47

While many plants wind down their yearly life cycles in the fall, a number of bulbs, shrubs and trees bloom in fall weather.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 08:30

We all have outdoor plants, but many of us wonder about the best way to treat them to survive winter. How should you handle your geraniums to make sure they last through winter?

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:06

The small farm sustainability program is re-introducing the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format. Those living on small farms and acreages will find valuable resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online courses offered by the program.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:20

One of the best aspects of fall gardening is the harvesting of pumpkins and squash. Get the most from various squash varieties this fall.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 14:38

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy apples and apple harvesting. Here are some tips from ISU Extension and Outreach to make the most of apple season.