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Yard and Garden: Raised Bed Questions Answered

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 09:47
Learn how raised beds can improve your gardening, with expert insight from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Periodical Cicadas Will Emerge This Year, but Not in Iowa

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 12:37
The 17-year cicada will make its appearance in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and some eastern states, according to an entomologist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Questions Answered about Rhubarb

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 14:23
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer advice on caring for rhubarb.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in 3 More Iowa Counties

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:30
Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Fremont, Lyon and Wright counties for the first time. This invasive insect has now been found in 80 of Iowa’s 99 counties. EAB is a significant threat to all species of ash trees.

Become an EMTtree: Observe Your Plants to Prevent Problems

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 11:19
Learn how to conquer disease and insect issues in trees and shrubs during online sessions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Starting a Vegetable Garden

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 14:18
Learn how to start a home vegetable garden with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Time to Check Those Tree Stakes

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:31
This is the perfect time of year to inspect all trees still being supported by stakes, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Failing to do so could damage the trees.

Wine Wednesdays to Offer Insight from Iowa Wineries

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:39
Winemakers in northeast Iowa will explain common wines during webinars offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Early Sweet Corn Is Attractive but Comes at a Risk

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 12:31
Enjoying sweet corn early and abundently requires careful attention to planting temperature and scheduling, according to specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Get a Head Start on Spring Lawn Care

Wed, 03/24/2021 - 14:31
Turfgrass specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers these steps to get your lawn off to a good start.

Registration Opens for Gardening to Give Program

Wed, 03/10/2021 - 11:07
Iowa 4-H Youth Development will launch Gardening to Give, a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities, on March 15. Registered participants receive educational resources monthly during this eight-month, immersive learning experience.

Get a Head Start on Growing Geraniums for Spring

Mon, 03/08/2021 - 12:10
Early March is an ideal time to get a head start on geranium seedlings, according to a specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Master Gardener Training 2021 to Be Offered Online

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 12:26
Application is now open for the online Master Gardener Training to be offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Morel and Oyster Mushroom Workshops to Begin in March

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 08:30
Those who sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa have two certification opportunities in March and April, offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Cherokee County

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 09:00
Emerald ash borer has been detected in Cherokee County for the first time. This is the 77th county in the state where this invasive pest has been found.  

Speaker Lineup Set for Siouxland Garden Show’s 2021 Virtual Series

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:49
The Siouxland Garden Show committee has announced the lineup for the 2021 virtual presentations.

Growing Together Mini-Grants Awarded to 32 Iowa Projects

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 09:28
Communities across Iowa will receive Master Gardener Mini-Grants to support food security and promote healthy food access.