November 22, 2013

Constructing a Holiday Wreath


 A wreath is an attractive, easy-to-make decoration for the upcoming holiday season.  Materials that are needed to construct a wreath include a pruning shears, scissors, wreath frame, No.

Prevent Winter Fish Kills on Iowa Ponds


Winter fish kills and oxygen depletion on ponds are particularly common in Iowa, especially on ponds with high nutrient loads, heavy aquatic vegetation prior to freezing over, and those with small

Prevent Winter Injury to Trees and Shrubs


 Giving trees and shrubs some extra attention in the fall will help them over-winter and start spring in peak condition.

Buying and Caring for a Real Christmas Tree


 There are approximately 100 choose-and-harvest Christmas tree farms in Iowa, where the top selling Christmas trees are Scotch pine and white pine.  See the