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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Cherokee County
When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Cherokee County Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.
Yard and Garden:
Everyone loves holiday flowers – they’re beautiful and a perfect addition to holiday celebrations. But they aren’t much good if they don’t bloom, are they? In order to make holiday flowers perennial and beautiful for years to come, special care must be taken. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to make sure holiday plants look great for years to come. To have additional houseplant questions answered visit the Yard and Garden FAQs, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The poinsettia is one of the most popular potted flowers in the United States. It is likely that at least one of the colorful plants can be found in nearly every household and business during the December holiday season. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to select and care for poinsettias for a perfect holiday display. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or email@example.com.
AMES, Iowa - The weather has grown colder, but that doesn’t mean Iowans should ignore their trees until spring. Quite the opposite, in fact. Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to safely and smartly prune oak trees. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMES, Iowa -- Winter has officially begun in Iowa, and with it come snow and ice. 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 the landscape.
Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach norticulturists on how to handle winter deicing chemicals. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or email@example.com.
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