August 9, 2013
Tomato-like Fruit on Potato Plants
Gardeners are occasionally surprised to find small, round, green, tomato-like fruit on their potato plants. These fruit are not the result of cross-pollination with tomatoes.
Core Aeration of Lawns
September is an excellent time to aerate lawns growing in heavy, clay soils and those subject to heavy foot traffic. Aeration relieves soil compaction, improves water and nutrient movement in
Spotted Wing Drosophila Getting Worse
The spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, named for the spot in the outer edge of the male's wing, is present in Iowa, though the extent is not known. Nearby states to t