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Ask the ISU Extension Garden Experts About: Uncovering Plants, Spraying Fruit Trees and Cutting Ornamental Grasses

March 3, 2011, 11:00 am | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

The time is approaching to uncover hybrid tea roses and strawberries, cut back ornamental grasses and apply dormant oil spray to fruit trees. Read more about Ask the ISU Extension Garden Experts About: Uncovering Plants, Spraying Fruit Trees and Cutting Ornamental Grasses

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Now is the Time to Renovate June-Bearing Strawberries

A June-bearing strawberry planting can be productive for several years if the bed is given good care. One important task is to renovate June-bearing strawberries immediately after harvest. The renovation process involves leaf removal, creation of 8-inch-wide plant strips, and fertilization. After the initial renovation steps have been completed, irrigation and weed control are necessary throughout the remainder of the growing season Read more about Now is the Time to Renovate June-Bearing Strawberries

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Yard and Garden: Prepare Strawberry Plants for Winter

October 26, 2011, 3:45 pm | Richard Jauron, Willy Klein

As temperatures move closer to freezing and below, remember the sweet, delicious June strawberries from your garden and take time to protect the plants – and next season’s crop. Just like many people, strawberry plants don’t like to feel those colder temperatures. Read more about Yard and Garden: Prepare Strawberry Plants for Winter

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