November 14, 2014

Selection and Care of Christmas Trees


Artificial Christmas trees are convenient and attractive.  However, for many individuals the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a real (cut) Christmas tree.  

All About the Pawpaw; A Dessert Fruit for Iowa


Description & Background  

Protect Trees and Shrubs from Rabbit Damage in Winter


When snow covers the ground food becomes scarce and hungry rabbits will chew the bark from landscape trees and shrubs, often with fatal results.  

Properly Mulch Strawberries for Winter


Now is the time to prepare strawberry plants for winter with an insulating layer of mulch.  See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from November 5, 2014, for tips on mulching strawberries for winter.