Willy Klein

Articles by this author

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

If growing bushels of potatoes is on your to-do list, find out when, how and what to plant.

By: Richard Jauron 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

Pages