October 24, 2014
"Hedge apple" trees (also called Osage orange, Maclura pomifera) are not related to apples or oranges and their fruit is inedible. The large, grapefruit-sized, brain-like
Amaryllis are a perfect holiday flower that you grow from a bulb.
There is still time this fall to plant tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs. See the
In cold winter climates such as Iowa, an annual chore is the removal of dead plant debris from gardens and landscape areas. Annual flower beds and vegetable gardens can be cleaned up after
You can do your part to preserve and protect pollinators by providing a suitable habitat (diverse plantings of native species), protecting bee nest sites and reducing pesticide use.