November 13, 2015

Preparing Gardens for Winter


Now is the time to give garden and landscapes plants the attention and winter protection they need for the months ahead.  See the

Tall Fescue: A Low-Maintenance Alternative to Kentucky Bluegrass


People frequently ask turfgrass professionals which species to choose for a new low-maintenance lawn. The answer is simple: turf-type tall fescue!  

Winter Care of Houseplants


Environmental conditions indoors during the winter months are difficult for many houseplants.  Good care during the winter months can help houseplants deal with the stressful conditions duri

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - November 13, 2015


The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic.

Growing to Fight Hunger


Iowa Master Gardeners are gearing up to fight hunger in 2016. At least 1 in 8 Iowans are food insecure.