July 14, 2010

Growing Garden Phlox


There are many perennials that bloom reliably every summer. One that is particularly impressive in my garden this summer is the garden phlox (Phlox paniculata). There are over 60

Home Demonstration Garden Field Days


Several Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms will offer gardeners new ideas at Home Demonstration Garden Field Days beginning July 27.

 

Harvesting and Storing Onions


Onions are a staple in the kitchen. They're also easy to grow. If properly harvested, cured, and stored, gardeners can enjoy homegrown onions through much of fall and winter. 

Japanese Beetle Food Preferences


As Japanese beetles are spreading throughout Iowa and populations are increasing, more and more gardeners are dealing with these very hungry garden pests. Japanese beetle adults feed on

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - July 14, 2010


The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Clinic: