May 9, 2014
The winter of 2013/14 was cold and abnormally dry across north-central and western Iowa. Dry soil conditions coupled with a lack of snow cover and an extended period of sub-freezing tempera
Many homeowners, tree care companies and landscapers are looking ahead and worrying about defoliation of trees by the Japanese beetle adults again this summer. The Japanese beetle is "th
When selecting plants for the shade garden, don't overlook native woodland wildflowers. Woodland wildflowers are attractive additions to home landscapes and are easy to grow when given
Home gardeners welcome daffodils as a sign of spring.
Proper mowing practices play a vital role in helping to maintain a healthy, sustainable home lawn.