February 8, 2012

Supplies for Starting Seeds Indoors


For many home gardeners, starting seeds indoors is great fun. Successfully growing seedlings indoors requires high quality seeds, a germination medium, containers, lights, and other supplies.

Tomatoes for the Home Garden


Home gardeners can chose from a variety of sizes, shapes and colors when growing tomato plants.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Test Help Session


 

All commercial pesticide applicators must take exams in order to become initially certified and some choose to become re-certified by exam rather than by attending continuing instructional courses.

 

Will Mild Winter Mean More Insects Next Summer?


Iowa has set a new record for the latest winter day reached without hitting a temperature below zero and we have not had much snow in some parts of the state. While many of us are enjoying not

Vegetable Seed Selection


Selecting seeds is one of the first steps in planting a home garden – along with preparing the seedbed and deciding when to plant.  See the ISU Extension & Outreach

New USDA Hardiness Zone Map


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