April 26, 2013

Guidelines for Selecting Trees


ISU Extension and Outreach publication RG 702 has been revised and re-released with updated information on tree and planting site selection.  Learn more by downloading the pamphlet from the ISU Extension Online Store.

Planting and Harvesting Times for Garden Vegetables


ISU Extension and Outreach publication # PM 534 has been revised and re-released with updated information on the best times to plant vegetables in Iowa.  Learn more by purchasing or downloading the pamphlet from the ISU Extension Online Store.

Flower and Vegetable Transplants


 The common practice of planting transplants for warm-season vegetables like tomatoes, peppers and eggplant is extending to cucumbers, squash, cantaloupes, watermelons and others because trans

Planting Grapes


 The grapevine is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world.  Grapes can be eaten fresh or processed into jam, jelly, juice, or wine.  Home gardeners can successfully gr

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - April 26, 2013


Highlights remain few and far between in the Clinic as cold and rainy weather continues to inhibit everything from field work, to gardening, to insect and plant disease development.  It feels like it won't be long now until spring is actually here.  At least we can hope.