Horticulture and Home Pest News articles

June 18, 2021
Heuchera or Coral Bells June 18, 2021
Brown Moths Around? They Might Be Hackberry Emperor Butterflies June 18, 2021
Peeling and Splitting Bark on Shade Trees June 18, 2021
So Many Cankerworm Caterpillars June 18, 2021
Where Are the Lightningbugs? June 18, 2021
New Field Specialist Ready to Help June 18, 2021
Watering Home Lawns June 18, 2021
One More Unusual Caterpillar This Spring June 18, 2021
June 4, 2021
Groundcovers for Sunny Sites June 4, 2021
Supplemental Irrigation Critical During Dry Weather June 4, 2021
It's Antlion Time, Again June 4, 2021
Bird Mite Season is Almost Past. I Hope. June 4, 2021
New Video Series Explores Derecho Damaged Forests in Iowa June 4, 2021
Look Out for Leafminers June 4, 2021
Master Gardener Award Earned by Woodbury County June 4, 2021
Rose Care Tips and Suggestions to Follow June 4, 2021
May 21, 2021
F is for Fritillaria May 21, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions about Fertilizers May 21, 2021
Ants Galore May 21, 2021
Controlling Weeds in the Home Lawn and Garden May 21, 2021
Managing Emerald Ash Borer: Exploring Options May 21, 2021
May 7, 2021
E is for Epimedium May 7, 2021
Black Flies Reported, Already May 7, 2021
All EMTree Sessions Now Available May 7, 2021
Periodical Cicadas Will Emerge This Year, but Not in Iowa May 7, 2021
April 23, 2021
Become an EMTree: Session Recordings Now Available April 23, 2021
Principles of Pruning, The Suppression Cut April 23, 2021
Visit Master Gardener Plant Sales this Spring April 23, 2021
Be Aware of the Carpenterworm April 23, 2021
Answers to Rhubarb Questions April 23, 2021
Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in 3 More Iowa Counties April 23, 2021
April 9, 2021
Time to Check Those Tree Stakes April 9, 2021
Daphne for Iowa Landscapes April 9, 2021
Become an EMTree: Observe your plants to prevent problems April 9, 2021
Citrus Trees as Houseplants April 9, 2021
Mushroom Season is Upon Us April 9, 2021
Starting a Vegetable Garden April 9, 2021
Master Gardener Sign-Up is Available April 9, 2021
Get a Head Start on Spring Lawn Care April 9, 2021
March 12, 2021
Celebrate Reiman Gardens Day of Insects March 12, 2021
Avoid Oak Wilt by Cutting Out Pruning Now March 12, 2021
Gardening for Butterflies March 12, 2021
2021 Master Gardener Training to be Offered Online March 12, 2021
EAB Found in 77th Iowa County March 12, 2021
February 12, 2021
Horticultural Black History Month Celebrations February 12, 2021
Begonias for Indoors or Outdoors February 12, 2021
2021 Workshops for Morel and Oyster Mushrooms Certification Scheduled February 12, 2021
Growing Scallions from Scraps February 12, 2021
Online Training for Local Food Producers and Farmers Marketers February 12, 2021
Fruit and Vegetable Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course February 12, 2021
January 8, 2021
A is for Aroids! January 8, 2021
The Iowa Butterfly Survey Network January 8, 2021
Distinguishing Insect Relatives January 8, 2021
Upcoming Horticulture Meetings and Workshops January 8, 2021
Growing Orchids at Home January 8, 2021
Pollinator Webinar, January 13, 2021 January 8, 2021
Dec. 11, 2020
2020 Commercial Continuing Instruction Course Reshow Week Dec. 11, 2020
Gifts for Gardeners Dec. 11, 2020
Be on The Lookout for Hammerhead Worms in Iowa Dec. 11, 2020
A Virtual Year for Master Gardener Dec. 11, 2020
Upcoming Delivery Grower Training from Produce Safety Alliance Dec. 11, 2020
Christmas Tree 101 Dec. 11, 2020
November 13, 2020
Plants on the Thanksgiving table – truths revealed November 13, 2020
Beginning Beekeeping Videos Available November 13, 2020
Iowa Native Plants Featured in the 2021 Garden Calendar November 13, 2020
Donations from Master Gardener Make Big Impact During Difficult Year November 13, 2020
Time to Prepare Fruits for Winter November 13, 2020
October 16, 2020
Plant Pathology Virtual Session- Master Gardener Training Fall 2020 October 16, 2020
Growing Amaryllis October 16, 2020
Working to Reduce Food Waste October 16, 2020
Fall Chores for the Vegetable Garden October 16, 2020
Fall and Spiders Go Together October 16, 2020
September 18, 2020
Richard Jauron Retires September 18, 2020
Assessing Tree Damage from the Derecho September 18, 2020
Lawn Care Tips for the Fall September 18, 2020
Winter Squash Harvest and Storage September 18, 2020
Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs this Fall September 18, 2020
September 4, 2020
Purple Carrot-seed Moth: A New Invasive Insect in Iowa September 4, 2020
Transplanting and Dividing Peonies September 4, 2020
Turfgrass Seed Sowing September 4, 2020
Iowa Learning Farms on Storm Tree Damage September 4, 2020
August 21, 2020
Potato Harvesting and Storage August 21, 2020
Lilac Foliar Diseases on The Rise August 21, 2020
Harvesting and Storing Onions August 21, 2020
Veggies in the Fall Garden August 21, 2020
August 7, 2020
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Sac County August 7, 2020
Harvesting and Storing Tree Fruit August 7, 2020
Lots of Digger Wasps; No Asian Giant Hornets August 7, 2020
Versatile Veggies August 7, 2020
Unsolicited Seed Packages in the Mail August 7, 2020
Watering Works August 7, 2020
July 24, 2020
Online Workshops Planned for Safe Mushroom Foraging July 24, 2020
Lily Leaf Beetle Likely in Iowa July 24, 2020
Barklice on Trees July 24, 2020
New Mushroom Guide to Help Foragers July 24, 2020
Savory Sweet Corn July 24, 2020
Poor Fruit Set in the Garden July 24, 2020
July 10, 2020
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update – July 10, 2020 July 10, 2020
Mid-summer Scale Insects July 10, 2020
Surprising Things in the Vegetable Garden July 10, 2020

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