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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.

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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

Yard and Garden: Prepare Garden Supplies for Winter
(Posted on 10/29/2014)
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.
Yard and Garden: Selecting and Growing Amaryllis for the Holidays
(Posted on 10/22/2014)
Amaryllis are the perfect holiday flower. Learn how to select and plant them for holiday blooms.
Yard and Garden: Properly Planting Tulips in Fall
(Posted on 10/8/2014)
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.
Yard and Garden: Explore Fall-Blooming Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs
(Posted on 10/1/2014)
While many plants wind down their yearly life cycles in the fall, a number of bulbs, shrubs and trees bloom in fall weather.
Yard and Garden: Properly Overwintering Geraniums
(Posted on 9/25/2014)
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?