March 8, 2013

"Day of Insects" at Reiman Gardens will be April 6


 

This year marks the fifth annual “Day of Insects” at Reiman Gardens. Held on Saturday, April 6th at Iowa State University’s Reiman Gardens, DOI is a day filled with 15 presentations from professionals, academics, advocates, and enthusiasts covering a wide range of insect related topics. From young beginners to seasoned veterans, DOI has something for everyone interested in or involved with insects.

 

2013 Fruit Tree Grafting Workshops


Iowa State University Extension & Outreach will offer four Fruit Tree Grafting Workshops this year. The dates and locations are


March 27, 6:30-8:30 pm, Polk County Extension Office, Altoona

Problems Encountered by Home Gardeners When Growing Transplants Indoors


Starting flower and vegetable transplants at home can be fun. Growing quality transplants requires good seed, a sterile, well-drained growing medium, proper temperature and moisture conditions