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Winter can be a drab time for those who enjoy colorful landscapes. Freezing temperatures and the natural life cycles of plants lead to some drab, boring colors compared to spring, summer and fall. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Summer marks the season when your lawn can look its best – if you know how to maintain it properly. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer some tips that can help.
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.
Mid-to-late summer is an excellent time to manage the flowers growing around the house, yard and garden. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on how to do so successfully.
As late summer becomes early fall, it is a great time to get outside and do some yard work. Get tips on great ways to improve the yard, trees, garden and flower beds from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.
Fall is the perfect time to prepare a lawn for the months ahead with these weed-control tips from ISU Extension and Outreach.
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.
While winter is not growing season for strawberries, taking care of strawberry plants remains vitally important. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on the ins and outs about mulching strawberries for winter.
Winter brings food scarcity, which makes your landscape a target for rabbits. Rabbits can severely damage trees and shrubs if you aren’t proactive.
Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to prune safely and smartly.