October 24, 2014

Selecting and Growing Amaryllis for the Holidays


Amaryllis are a perfect holiday flower that you grow from a bulb.

Properly Planting Tulips in Fall


There is still time this fall to plant tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs.  See the

Fall Garden Cleanup


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

Pollinator Habitat Sign Available


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.

Hedge Apples for Home Pest Control?


"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