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.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on controlling crabgrass.
Aeration is an important part of lawn care, but take care to aerate properly and at the correct time of the year. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on the proper way to aerate a yard.
Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth.
Fall’s arrival brings a natural question: Even though the weather has turned cooler, how does lawn care and preparation change? Colder weather doesn't mean lawns should be ignored.
Spring has finally sprung across Iowa, and with it, growing green grass on lawns everywhere. The hum of lawn mowers is beginning to fill the air, and that hum brings questions about proper mowing practices.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published four publications to serve as guides for residential yardwork.
Officially, summer doesn’t begin until June 21, but Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of summer. With it comes the need for lawn care. It can be hot, sweaty work, but there’s no questioning its necessity.
Fall is a perfect time to prepare lawns for the upcoming year with seeding, aeration and fertilization.
How to care for a lawn and set it up for success throughout the spring, summer and fall is the subject of an article in the March edition of the Small Farm Sustainability newsletter. The March issue also discusses beef cattle production, acreage ponds, prescribed burns, and pruning trees and shrubs.