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Opportunities for Pollinators the Focus of Webinar

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:23
Join Trees Forever and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Jan. 13 for a timely update on pollinators in Iowa.

Yard and Garden: Growing Orchids at Home

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:19
Learn how orchids can help brighten up your home, with expert tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Iowa Specialty Producers Conference Is Jan. 19-20 Online

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:15
The Iowa Specialty Producers Conference returns in January 2021, with presentations from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Caring for Holiday Houseplants

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 11:40
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips and tricks to keeping your holiday houseplants happy and healthy through the new year.

Yard and Garden: Selection and Care of Christmas Trees

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 14:34
In this post-Thanksgiving installment of Yard and Garden, Mark Vitosh, district forester with Iowa Department of Natural Resources, gives some tips on selecting and caring for your Christmas tree.

Master Gardener Training Went Virtual in 2020

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:15
This year, 26 counties offered online Master Gardener training to nearly 300 trainees through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Gardening to Give Program Engages over 1,000 Iowans

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 15:00
After 25 weeks of engaging families in gardening for others, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development wrapped up the Gardening to Give program on Oct. 30.

Produce Safety Alliance to Hold Remote Delivery Grower Trainings

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:30
Fruit and vegetable have three food safety training opportunities being offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Preparing Fruits for Winter

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:04
Horticulture specialist Gail Nonnecke, with Iowa State University, offers advice on preparing fruits for winter.

Master Gardener Donations Make Big Impact During Difficult Year

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 08:33
The Master Gardener mini-grant program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helped 30 counties grow produce for Iowans.

Yard and Garden: Preparing Strawberries for Winter

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 09:59
In this week's Yard and Garden, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers advice on preparing strawberry plants for overwintering.

Iowa Native Plants Featured in the 2021 Garden Calendar

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 08:36
With a theme of Iowa Natives, the new garden calendar from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach features 12 months of native plants.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Mills and Shelby Counties

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 09:42
Emerald ash borer has been detected in Mills and Shelby counties for the first time. The invasive, tree-killing pest was collected from trees in Glenwood (Mills County) and Shelby (Shelby County).

Yard and Garden: Care of the Home Lawn in Fall

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:19
October is still a great time for fall lawn preparations, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Fall Chores in the Vegetable Garden

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 15:51
Gardeners can prepare for spring growing season with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Late Season Harvest of Vegetables

Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:20
Summer vegetables can still be harvested late in the season, but it is important to know when to harvest.