August 22, 2014
Below is the summary of mosquito activity in Iowa from the ISU Medical Entomology Laboratory. During the summer months, the Iowa State University Medical Entomology Laboratory monitors mosquito populations and mosquito-borne diseases in Iowa. Mosquito collection data can be viewed online at the Iowa Mosquito Net.
Harvesting a ripe watermelon or muskmelon sometimes seems like more art than science, but there are clues to knowing when you should harvest melons in the home garden. See the
Fall is the prime time to establish a lawn from seed.
Irises, peonies and daylillies can be shared or spread around your landscape by dividing established plants. See the
Approximately 30 agency specialists and tree care professionals met in Waterloo on Wednesday, August 20 for the annual Iowa Forest Health Tour, organized by the Forestry Division of the Iowa Depa
The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic.
Peonies can be left undisturbed in the garden for many years. Occasionally, however, it becomes necessary to move plants. Peonies shaded by large trees or shrubs should be moved to a