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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:19

Several species of fruits can be grown successfully in Iowa for home use or commercial sales. However, because of our winter temperatures and local soil conditions, not all fruits or fruit cultivars are adapted to all areas of the state. Find out which ones are best suited for Iowa.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 15:28

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering fruit tree grafting workshops on March 28, March 29, April 6 and April 7. Participants will hear a presentation on why and how to graft fruit trees by commercial horticulture specialist, Patrick O’Malley and take part in a hands-on apple tree grafting demonstration.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:01

Three workshops will be held to help growers, industry representatives, local food coordinators, extension staff and county horticulturists learn to manage common challenges in high tunnels while also discussing new advances in high tunnel production.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:06

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program has announced 26 recipients of its Growing Together mini-grant program. The projects will receive more than $90,000 in grant money through SNAP-Education.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 08:52

Iowa gardeners can have an early breath of spring by forcing branches of spring flowering trees and shrubs into bloom. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on forcing blooms indoors.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 13:19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a three-hour class for anyone interested in being certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa. The workshop will be held on three consecutive Saturdays in April on the Iowa State University campus.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 09:53

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on growing and pruning raspberries.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 09:23

Growing healthier, happier and more equitable communities is at the heart of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program. Master Gardeners spent 2017 working to reach these goals through a variety of projects.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 08:19

Now is the time to begin thinking about getting tuberous begonias out of storage and ready for spring planting. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on dates and procedures for starting them indoors.