Horticulture and Home Pest News articles

January 11, 2012
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Annual Report January 11, 2012
Flowering Houseplants for Winter January 11, 2012
African Violet and Houseplant Care January 11, 2012
December 7, 2011
Dry Soil Conditions Increase the Risk for Winter Root Injury on Fruit Crops and Other Perennial Plants December 7, 2011
Holiday Plants: Holly, Mistletoe and Poinsettia December 7, 2011
Disease Control For Next Year: Start Now! December 7, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - December 7, 2011 December 7, 2011
Deicing Salts and the Home Landscape December 7, 2011
Horticultural Programs in Iowa December 7, 2011
November 16, 2011
Weed Identification Guide November 16, 2011
Houseplant Care in Winter November 16, 2011
Winter Protection for Strawberries November 16, 2011
Forcing Amaryllis and Paperwhite Narcissus Indoors November 16, 2011
Larger Yellow Ants November 16, 2011
Recent Bed Bug Resources of Note November 16, 2011
October 12, 2011
Protecting Trees and Shrubs from Rabbits October 12, 2011
2012 Garden Calendar Now Available October 12, 2011
Harvesting Root Crops October 12, 2011
Geramium Budworm October 12, 2011
Fall Lawn Care Suggestions October 12, 2011
Grass-Carrier Wasps October 12, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - October 12, 2011 October 12, 2011
September 28, 2011
Mosquito Activity Report, September 28, 2011 September 28, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - September 28, 2011 September 28, 2011
Raspberry Leaf Spot September 28, 2011
Care of Tender Perennials: Over-wintering Bulbs September 28, 2011
Indoor Blooms at Christmas September 28, 2011
September 14, 2011
Harvesting and Storing Fall Produce and Fruit September 14, 2011
Forcing Spring-Flowering Bulbs Indoors September 14, 2011
Mosquito Activity Report, September 11, 2011 September 14, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - September 14, 2011 September 14, 2011
Cyclamen Mite Damage to Green Peppers September 14, 2011
August 24, 2011
Transplanting and Dividing Peonies August 24, 2011
Planting Trees in Late Summer/Early Fall August 24, 2011
New Turfgrass Herbicide Recalled; Avoid Composting Clippings August 24, 2011
When Is It Too Late To Treat For Bagworms? August 24, 2011
Mosquito Activity Report, August 19, 2011 August 24, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - August 24, 2011 August 24, 2011
Wilting Cucurbits: How to Identify Problems in the Field August 24, 2011
August 10, 2011
Seeding a New Lawn August 10, 2011
Harvesting and Storing Onions and Garlic August 10, 2011
Asian Longhorned Beetle Update. Beetles Found in Ohio August 10, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - August 10, 2011 August 10, 2011
Mosquito Activity Low in Most of Iowa August 10, 2011
July 27, 2011
Bacterial Canker of Tomato July 27, 2011
Harvesting and Storing Melons July 27, 2011
Fascination with Horntail Wasps July 27, 2011
Watering in Dry Weather July 27, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - July 27, 2011 July 27, 2011
July 13, 2011
More on the Japanese Beetle July 13, 2011
Sticky Situations on Cherry Trees July 13, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - July 13, 2011 July 13, 2011
Another 'New' Insect Pest in Iowa: European Elm Flea Weevil July 13, 2011
June 29, 2011
Dividing Bearded Irises June 29, 2011
Japanese Beetles. They're Ba-a-a-ck! June 29, 2011
How Hard are the Scale Insects? June 29, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - June 29, 2011 June 29, 2011
June 15, 2011
Spruce and Other Conifers Continue to Struggle June 15, 2011
Turf anthracnose June 15, 2011
Harvesting and Storing Small Fruits June 15, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - June 15, 2011 June 15, 2011
June 1, 2011
Periodical Cicadas in Iowa in 2011 June 1, 2011
Welcome Erika to the Diagnostic Clinic! June 1, 2011
Bumble Bee Nest June 1, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - June 1, 2011 June 1, 2011
Honey Bee Colony Losses in the U.S., Winter 2010-2011 June 1, 2011
Alternate Bearing and Hand Thinning of Tree Fruits June 1, 2011
Fungicides and How to Use Them Effectively June 1, 2011
May 18, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - May 18, 2011 May 18, 2011
Ticks and Alcohol May 18, 2011
Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Spring May 18, 2011
Mystery Bug Research at Mayo May 18, 2011
Ant Management In and Around the Home May 18, 2011
May 4, 2011
Planting Melons in the Home Garden May 4, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - May 4, 2011 May 4, 2011
Ant Mounds Abound May 4, 2011
April 20, 2011
Uncommon Produce for the Garden April 20, 2011
Have you seen this stink bug? April 20, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - April 20, 2011 April 20, 2011
April 6, 2011
Control of Nimblewill in Lawns April 6, 2011
Boxelder Bugs in the Springtime April 6, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - April 6, 2011 April 6, 2011
March 23, 2011
Pollination Requirements for Tree and Small Fruits March 23, 2011
New Publication on Imidacloprid Insecticide March 23, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - March 23, 2011 March 23, 2011
March 9, 2011
Transplanting Deciduous Shrubs March 9, 2011
Pruning Blackberries March 9, 2011
Black Vine Weevil: Unusual Accidental Invader in Iowa March 9, 2011
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Detected in Iowa March 9, 2011
Stink Bugs and Similar-Appearing Insects in Iowa March 9, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - March 9, 2011 March 9, 2011
February 9, 2011
Pruning Raspberries in Late Winter/Early Spring February 9, 2011
New Pamphlet: Common Problems of Ash Trees February 9, 2011
It looks like bur oak blight (BOB) really isn't that new February 9, 2011
Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - February 9, 2011 February 9, 2011
Can row covers stop cucurbit bacterial wilt, and are they cost effective? February 9, 2011
January 12, 2011
Master Gardener Symposia, 2011 January 12, 2011
Statewide Horticultural Meetings, 2011 January 12, 2011
New Iowa Firewood Regulations January 12, 2011
Emerald Ash Borer Update: Holding Steady in NE Iowa January 12, 2011

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