November 11, 2022
The ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (PIDC) welcomes two new diagnostician staff.
The last weekend in November has many out looking for a cut Christmas tree. Use this guide to help select the best tree for your living room and keep it fresh and green through the holiday season.
Deer, rabbits, mice, voles, and other animals can cause a lot of damage to trees and shrubs over the winter months. Prevention is key to managing these garden pests. Taking steps now, in the fall, keeps woody plants healthy.
In 2022, All-America Selections is celebrating 90 years of trialing new varieties for the home gardener. There have been plenty of exciting new winners that merit a place in your garden that will be highlighted in this series. See this month's picks!
A shrub that flowers in winter? That sounds unlikely but witch hazels do just that - even in Iowa! Learn more about these wonderful shrubs in this article.
Figs are incredibly versatile and often used in cooking and baking. Found in both savory and sweet dishes, they often add a delicate sweetness. However, finding fresh figs in Iowa is not as easy as using them for cooking. This does not have to be the case, as growing figs in your home garden can be simple and rewarding.