Officially, summer doesn’t begin until June 21, but Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of summer. With it comes the need for lawn care. It can be hot, sweaty work, but there’s no questioning its necessity.
The sycamore tree is one of Iowa’s largest trees, found mainly in the eastern and southern parts of the state. It’s a great tree to have on a landscape, but it can run into problems.
Rhubarb is a widely-grown plant that can make an excellent addition to a number of dishes and meals. Late spring to early summer is prime time for rhubarb harvest and consumption. When growing rhubarb at home, take care to ensure prime production.