January 17, 2014
Geraniums have been a popular bedding plant for many years. Most gardeners purchase plants from garden centers and greenhouses. However, geraniums can also be grown from seeds. Se
The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic.
It's still cold outside but now is the time to admire garden catalogs and plan for next year’s garden. Those shady locations in your garden need annuals, perennials and ground covers ad
The emerald ash borer (EAB) was positively identified on December 19, 2013 in a residential tree in the city of Creston, IA making this the fifth location (see map below) where the inv
Iowa's recent experience with the Polar Vortex and extremely cold temperatures and wind chills has caused some people to ask, "Will this cold freeze out the EAB population in Iowa?"
Amaryllis are popular flowering bulbs grown indoors during the winter months for their showy flowers.
Whether it is an exotic insect pest (e.g., emerald ash borer, gypsy moth, or Asian longhorned beetle), serious plant pathogens (e.g., oak wilt, bur oak blight, sudden oak death, or thousand cankers