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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.

Reducing Food Waste Is the Aim of New Extension Publication

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 14:32
Producers and consumers have multiple options to help reduce food waste, according to a new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Growing Amaryllis

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:22
A horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains how amaryllis bulbs should be handled in the fall.

Yard and Garden: Fall Planting of Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 12:34
In this week’s Yard and Garden, horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer advice on planting spring-flowering bulbs.

Yard and Garden: Harvesting and Storing Winter Squash

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 12:07
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers guidance on harvesting and storing winter squash.

Storm Tree Damage and Resilience the Topic of Iowa Learning Farms Webinar

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 13:58
A Sept. 9 webinar with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will focus on the storm damage to forests and urban areas.

Yard and Garden: Sowing Grass Seed

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 10:22
Mid-August to mid-September is the best time to seed new lawns and overseed existing lawns, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Fall Gardening Offers Opportunities for Late-Season Vegetables

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 10:42
The final quickinar gardening video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach features fall gardening.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Sac County

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 08:30
The exotic emerald ash borer has been detected in Sac County for the first time. EAB larvae were removed from underneath the bark of a tree in rural Schaller.

Summer Squash Is a Versatile Vegetable in Iowa Gardens

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:35
The nutrition/wellness and horticulture teams with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar videos talking about summer squash.

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