January 16, 2015

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Five Counties in Southern Iowa

On Monday, December 15, 2014, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship issued a news release confirming that emerald ash borer (EAB) had been found in 5 southern Iowa counties:

Add Butterfly Weed to Spring Landscape Plans

When temperatures are cold outside, it’s the perfect time to plan spring plantings.

Growing Cannas in the Home Garden

Cannas are bold, tropical-looking plants grown for their attractive flowers and foliage.  Flower colors include yellow, orange, pink, and red.  The large, banana-like foliage may be green, bronze, or burgundy.  The foliage of some cultivars is striped or marbled in various colors.