Arborists Are Very Specialized Horticulturists
We tend to notice if our trees that have grown beyond our reach need the attention of an arborist while the first storm of the season is blowing them about.
Most fruit trees are pruned during winter months
The time of pruning varies with the fruit tree but generally most fruit trees are pruned during the winter months, beginning at leaf drop. When you have a lot of fruit trees, pruning may start earl...
Spotted Lanternfly Could Be Disastrous, Not in CA Yet
The spotted lanternfly isn't in California yet, but it's catching the eye of the California agriculture industry. During a brown marmorated..
Tropical Rainforest Plants: From Rare To Common
The rainforests of the world are home to many fascinating and unique plants. These plants can be common or rare within their environment, but they are all
Yard and Garden: Protect trees and shrubs from rabbits
AMES — Trees and shrubs are not as active in winter, but that doesn’t mean they should be ignored through the cold season. Winter brings food scarcity, which makes the home landscape a target for rabbits. Rabbits can severely damage trees and shrubs unless homeowners are proactive, which makes protecting them before winter arrives a major priority. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to protect trees and shrubs against rabbits this winter. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.