Horticulture News Releases: Azaleas, Strawberries and Irises, Oh My!

Successfully Growing Azaleas and Rhododendrons


Azaleas and rhododendrons are spectacular flowering shrubs that can brighten any yard or garden. Even though there are many species of azaleas and rhododendrons, only a small number can be grown successfully in Iowa. See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from June 11, 2015, for information on azaleas and rhododendrons right for Iowa.


Maintaining June-Bearing Strawberry Plantings


Strawberry plantings can remain productive for several years if given the right care.  See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from June 4, 2015, for information on maintaining and renovating your June-bearing strawberry bed.


Growing Beautiful Bearded Iris


Bearded iris is among the most elegant, and easy to grow, flowers of spring. See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from May 28, 2015, for tips on how to maintain a colorful, attractive iris planting.

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