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Yard and Garden: Surprising Things in the Vegetable Garden

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:35
Learn about some of the unusual things garden plants can do, according to a specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Mushroom Guide Helps Foragers Identify and Understand Iowa's Bounty

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:15
There is still plenty of time to gather mushrooms in Iowa, and this new guide from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help.

Master Gardener Training to Be Held Online This Fall

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:55
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold Master Gardener training events in participating counties.

Herbs and Spices Are Nature's Flavor Enhancers

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:33
The nutrition/wellness and horticulture team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar videos with a look at growing herbs and using them in cooking.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Cerro Gordo and Webster Counties

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:29
The invasive emerald ash borer has been detected for the first time in Cerro Gordo and Webster counties. This exotic pest that attacks and kills ash tree species has now been confirmed in 73 Iowa counties.

Garden and Green Bean Safety: Serve Up Fresh Produce, Not Foodborne Illness

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:57
As gardeners begin to harvest their bounty, they should consider these food safety tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Bagworms Are Not Worms, But They Are in a Bag

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:04
Learn about a common pest called the evergreen bagworm in these two videos from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Minor Insect Pests of Trees

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:15
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer advice on controlling minor insect pests of trees.

Restrictions on Farmers Markets Eased by Governor

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 14:55
Gov. Kim Reynolds has modified the state’s Public Health Emergency Declaration as it pertains to farmers markets. The June 10, 2020, proclamation allows farmers markets to continue operating, but previous restrictions have been modified.

Yard and Garden: Poor Fruit Set in the Vegetable Garden

Fri, 06/19/2020 - 11:21
A horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers advice on fruit set issues.

Maintain Your Garden and Your Fruit with These Helpful Tips

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 09:44
Horticulture and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain how to maintain a garden and safely freeze fruit.

Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Week Is June 22-26

Mon, 06/08/2020 - 16:15
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has designated June 22-26, 2020, as Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Week.

Yard and Garden: Leaf Drop on Trees

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:54
A horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers some advice regarding tree leaf drop.

Videos Provide Education on Unsightly Tree Diseases

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 15:05
Learn about how to control tree diseases with new videos by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Care of Newly Planted Trees

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:56
Learn how to water and care for recently planted trees, with tips from an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturist.

Mother Knows Best: Eat Your Veggies

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:13
In this week’s edition of the Sow, Grow, Eat, and Keep video series by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, horticulture and nutrition and wellness experts take a look at vegetables.

Yard and Garden: Planting Tomatoes

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:35
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on growing tomatoes.

Container Gardens Give Small Gardens Big Benefits

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:30
Container gardens offer many opportunities for the home gardener. Learn more in this week's  “Sow, Grow, Eat and Keep” video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Gardening While Isolated: Transplanting and Fertilizing Your Seedlings

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:53
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach describe the best options for transplanting and fertilizing seedlings.

Preserve Summer Bounty with Food Preservation 101 Virtual Course

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:17
Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness with your home preserved foods. To help Iowans safely preserve foods, ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course.

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