July 26, 2013
One of the more intriguing plants in the garden is Lycoris squamigera. Common names include magic lily, resurrection lily, surprise lily, and naked lady. Lycoris squamigera
A recent review of reports of brown recluse spider specimens in Iowa confirms what we have said for some time: brown recluse spiders are rare in Iowa but MIGHT be found in the southern
Mid-August to mid-September is the best time to seed new lawns and overseed existing lawns in Iowa. Late summer seeding has several advantages over spring seeding. The seeds of co
I love watching insects in my garden. I grow plants just to feed the bugs and I have a new favorite plant this year! I had no idea what the plant was, but my colleague Richard Jauron is
On July 16, 2013, a new infestation of emerald ash borer (EAB) was confirmed in Burlington, Iowa. Like many EAB infestations, this one was discovered by a homeowner worried about the declining condition of an ash tree.