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Yard and Garden: Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans

January 14, 2015, 3:11 pm | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings. Include butterfly weed, a pretty, low maintenance perennial, in those plans to add significant beauty and value to a lawn. For maximum growth and beauty, specific growing procedures should be followed. Read more about Yard and Garden: Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans

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Yard and Garden: Starting Flower Tubers Indoors for Spring

February 8, 2017, 3:18 pm | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

Winter weather still rules Iowa’s landscape these days, but spring isn’t far off on the horizon. It’s time to think about spring flowers and getting a head start by starting tubers indoors. It’s an excellent way to get plants growing even ahead of the final frost.  Read more about Yard and Garden: Starting Flower Tubers Indoors for Spring

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Manual Provides Instruction for Growing Produce in a High Tunnel

October 3, 2017, 9:51 am | Joe Hannan

High tunnels are inexpensive, passive solar structures that are designed to extend the growing season and intensify production. While relatively new to agriculture in the United States, high tunnels can increase profits for producers when properly managed. Read more about Manual Provides Instruction for Growing Produce in a High Tunnel