When the Lawn Is Orange or Brown
There are many challenges to growing a turfgrass lawn during the Iowa summer. Read more about turfgrass dormancy, watering, and summer disease in the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Yard and Garden news release from July 26, 2018.
Add Beauty to a Garden with Water Features
Water gardens, fountains and waterfalls bring both beauty and sound into the landscape. Special types of plants added to the water feature increase the beauty, enjoyment and maintenance of the water garden. Learn more about water garden plants in the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Yard and Garden news release from July 23, 2018.
Container Vegetable Gardening
If you don't have space in your landscape for a vegetable garden, consider growing vegetables in containers. With a little extra attention to sunlight, fertilization and watering you can harvest home-grown vegetables from a limited amount of space. Read more about container vegetable gardening in the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Yard and Garden news release from July 18, 2018.
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