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BONUS: Philadelphia Flower Show

Garden Variety Podcast - Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:00
In this bonus episode of Garden Variety, learn about the Philadelphia Flower Show from designer Kelly Norris.

Woodland Owners Can Improve Their Planning and Goal Setting with New Assessment Tools

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 02/16/2024 - 16:49
Knowing where to begin with woodland assessment can be tricky. Two new forest resources from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach seek to help Iowans who are in the beginning stages of understanding their forests.

The key to a successful garden - variety!

Garden Variety Podcast - Fri, 02/16/2024 - 16:00
Variety is the spice of life and the key to getting the most out of your garden.

Siouxland Garden Symposium Set for March 16

Yard and Garden News - Thu, 02/15/2024 - 15:22
The Siouxland Garden Symposium, formerly known as the Siouxland Garden Show, is set for March 16 at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Sioux City.

Small Farm and Beginning Farmer Webinars Offer Guidance and Insight to Entrepreneurs

Yard and Garden News - Wed, 02/14/2024 - 10:28
The Small Farm & Beginning Farmer series provides remote learning opportunities for beginning farmers and small acreage owners. Sessions are led by specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and are scheduled through December.

Yard and Garden: Hardwood Cuttings

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 02/09/2024 - 08:40
Many trees and shrubs in the home landscape can be propagated by hardwood cuttings. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists answer questions about this method that uses shoots of the previous year’s growth to produce new plants.

Flowers for that special some bud-y

Garden Variety Podcast - Fri, 02/02/2024 - 16:00
Instead of going to the grocery store this season, grow flowers for your Valentine from home.

Wild-Harvested Mushroom Certification Class to Return This Spring

Yard and Garden News - Wed, 01/31/2024 - 10:12
Mushroom gatherers and wild-harvested mushroom sellers from across the state are encouraged to attend Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s wild mushroom class this spring. In-person workshops will be held March 23, April 6 and April 20.

Produce Safety Training Sessions for Fruit and Vegetable Farmers

Yard and Garden News - Mon, 01/29/2024 - 09:12
An in-person produce safety training will be held on Feb. 28, at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Webster County office in Fort Dodge, and a remote virtual event will be held on April 3, via Zoom.

Growing Together Mini-Grants Awarded to 32 Iowa Counties

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 01/26/2024 - 08:00
In the midst of record-setting food pantry usage throughout the state, Growing Together Mini-Grants will provide fresh produce and nutrition education to pantries in 2024 through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s SNAP-Education program. A total of 32 projects are being funded, with the goal of increasing food security and promoting healthy food access and nutrition education.

Water hydroponics good for anyway?

Garden Variety Podcast - Fri, 01/19/2024 - 16:00
A horticulture expert shares ways to create your own indoor hydroponics system without breaking the bank.

Annual Shade Tree Short Course to Return in February

Yard and Garden News - Wed, 01/17/2024 - 14:10
The 68th edition of the Shade Tree Short Course, offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will be held Feb. 21-22 in Ames.

Yard and Garden: Building and Caring for a Terrarium

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 01/12/2024 - 14:08
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions on creating and caring for your own terrarium.

Extra, extra! Seed all about it!

Garden Variety Podcast - Fri, 01/05/2024 - 16:00
Horticulture experts discuss their favorite seed catalogs and picking the right plants for your garden.

Updated USDA Plant Zone Hardiness Map Available for Planting Decisions

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 01/05/2024 - 13:21
Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the significance of the newly released Plant Zone Hardiness Map from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Updated USDA Plant Zone Hardiness Available for Planting Decisions

Yard and Garden News - Fri, 01/05/2024 - 13:21
Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the significance of the newly released Plant Zone Hardiness Map from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Master Gardener Training to Be Offered in Spring and Fall

Yard and Garden News - Wed, 01/03/2024 - 11:34
Master Gardener training will be offered in 29 counties across Iowa this spring. The application window is from Jan. 15 to Feb. 12, and the program is taught by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tree-mendous advice for your holiday plants

Garden Variety Podcast - Fri, 12/15/2023 - 16:00
The holidays inspire many of us to bring new plants into our homes. Here's how to best care for them

Master Gardener Home Gardening Series Begins Jan. 9

Yard and Garden News - Wed, 12/13/2023 - 13:54
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will again host the Home Gardening Webinar Series, beginning in January and ending in March.

BONUS: Behind the Scenes with the Hort Gang

Garden Variety Podcast - Tue, 12/12/2023 - 07:11
In this bonus episode of Garden Variety, go behind the scenes to learn about how Horticulture Day started!

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