November 14, 2012

Thankful for Insects

The approaching holidays remind us to be thankful for the good things in our lives.

Color in the Winter Landscape

In Iowa, the predominate colors of the home landscape in late fall and winter are white and various shades of gray and brown. An excellent way to brighten the drab winter landscape is to plant

Iowa Commercial Horticulture Programs and Conferences, 2013

Below are upcoming meetings of interest to commercial horticulture producers and growers. Please visit the meeting websites for more information.




December 7, 2012

Tri-State Fruit & Vegetable Growers Symposium

Sioux City, IA

January 10-12, 2013

Great Plains Growers Conference

St Joseph, MO

Thankful for Fungi

In the spirit of the season, and inspired by the "Thankful for Insects" article elsewhere in this newsletter,

2013 Garden Calendar Available

For the past 35 years ISU Extension and Outreach and the Department of Horticulture have published a garden calendar that gives timely tips and suggestions for your garden along with stunning photo