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Interest in gardening stretches across geographic borders and age levels. You'll find how-to tips and gardening guidelines at Yard and Garden Online.

Check out the new Master Gardener Web site.

Wondering about mushrooms and morels? 
Identifying edible mushrooms, morels, and other fungi can be a challenge, even for a specialist. Eat only those you can identify without a doubt.

 

Yard and Garden News

Newsletter to Cover All Things Related to Small Farm Living
(Posted on 9/18/2014)
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 value resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online courses offered by the program.
Yard and Garden: Enjoying Fall Pumpkin and Squash
(Posted on 9/17/2014)
One of the best aspects of fall gardening is the harvesting of pumpkins and squash. Get the most from various squash varieties this fall.
Yard and Garden: Making the Most of Your Apple Harvest Experience
(Posted on 9/10/2014)
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.
Yard and Garden: Applying Herbicide and Fighting Fall Weeds
(Posted on 9/4/2014)
Fall is the perfect time to prepare a lawn for the months ahead with these weed-control tips from ISU Extension and Outreach.
Diana Cochran Named Fruit Specialist for ISU Extension and Outreach
(Posted on 9/3/2014)
Diana Cochran brings expertise in nursery management, plant propagation and horticulture plant materials to her new position as fruit specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.