April 18, 2012

An Early Assessment of Frost Injury on Grapes


On the mornings of April 10 and 11, most of Iowa experienced freezing temperatures low enough to injure emerging grape shoots.

Selecting and Planting Annual Flower and Vegetable Transplants


Home gardeners will soon be buying annual flower and vegetable transplants from local garden centers and greenhouses. To help insure a successful start to the gardening season, select strong,

Freeze Injury to Landscape Plants


The unusually mild spring weather followed by below freezing temperatures on April 10 and 11 combined to produce widespread freeze injury to landscape plants. The extent of plant damage depend