Willy Klein

Organizational Advancement

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The proper time to prune deciduous and evergreen shrubs is determined by the plant’s growth habit, bloom time and health or condition. 

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

The Iowa State University Extension Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (ISU-PIDC) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship confirmed that a single dead specimen of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, was recently collected in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and submitted to ISU PIDC for diagnosis.

By: Laura Jesse Iles and 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.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

Selecting the type and variety of peas to plant this spring is made easy with this week's garden column.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

Homegrown Lifestyle is for people living on a large lot or a small acreage with visions of producing food for their own use and practicing land stewardship, but aren't sure how or where to start.

By: Andy Larson and Jennifer Bousselot and Willy Klein

Planted in a well-drained soil in full sun, asparagus crowns will produce spears in coming years to satisfy early summer appetites.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

This week Iowa State University Extension garden experts have answers to questions about growing strawberries in a home garden, including those from gardeners planning their first strawberry bed and those maintaining an established bed.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

ISU horticulture specialists offer expert advise on creating a sustainable home landscape and on adding a water feature to outdoor living spaces in two new publications available through ISU Extension.

By: Ann Marie VanDerZanden and Willy Klein

This week, ISU Extension horticulturists address lawn questions about pre-emergent herbicide use, mowing recommendations and control of violets.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

Tomato plants are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. Iowa State University Extension garden specialists explain varieties, growth habits and how and when to plant this vegetable of many sizes, shapes and colors.

By: Richard Jauron and Willy Klein

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