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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

Yard and Garden: Harvest, Dry and Store Onions, Garlic and Shallots
(Posted on 7/23/2014)
Onions, garlic and shallots can add a lot to the home gardening experience. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for harvesting, drying and storing these popular garden items.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Muscatine County
(Posted on 7/21/2014)
A larva collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a residential tree in Muscatine has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier.
Yard and Garden: Get the Most from Your Home Potato Growing Experience
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
There is a lot to know about properly growing and storing potatoes. Here are a few tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa State University Field Days Cater to Gardeners Seeking New Plants
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
Iowa State University’s Research and Demonstration Farms kicks off its series of Demonstration Home Garden Field Days July 21 in southwest Iowa, continuing through Aug. 9.
Iowa State Makes Sure Consumers Preserve Food Safely
(Posted on 7/14/2014)
As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe.