trees en Christmas Trees <p>Every year at this time, people like to venture out to cut their own Christmas Trees. &nbsp;Join host Charity Nebbe for her talk with Forester Mark Vitosh&nbsp;about selection and maintenance of live Christmas trees. &nbsp;Iowa State University Horticulturist Richard Jauron&nbsp;also answers your lawn and garden questions.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:44:39 +0000 Charity Nebbe 32532 at Christmas Trees Horticulture Day: The Future Forest <p>Iowa’s trees are facing many different threats from invasive species and disease. Today on Talk of Iowa, it’s Horticulture Day. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Patty Peterson of Trees Forever about planning for the future forest and the planting for better water quality and quality of life. Horticulturist Richard Jauron also joins to answer listener questions.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:55:34 +0000 Emily Woodbury 31850 at Horticulture Day: The Future Forest Horticulture Day: Fall Color Predictions <p> It has already begun.&nbsp; We can see a little bit of orange, some yellows and even some burgundies... and it&#39;s just going to get better.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with DNR District Forester Mark Vitosh about the conditions that lead to a vibrant fall and what our chances are this year.&nbsp; They also discuss when to expect peak color and how to track the peak across the state.&nbsp; ISU Extension Horticulturist Richard Jauron also joins in to answer questions.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:24:39 +0000 Charity Nebbe 30099 at Horticulture Day: Fall Color Predictions Wildlife Day: Changing Season <p>The changing season affects the animal behaviors in the sky and trees, on the ground and in the water.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe speaks with wildlife biologist <a href="">Rebecca Christoffel</a> of Iowa State University Extension, ISU fisheries specialist <a href="">Allen Pattillo</a> and DNR forester <a href="">Mark Vitosh</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:18:55 +0000 Charity Nebbe 29227 at Wildlife Day: Changing Season Horticulture Day: Trees <p>While 2013 has brought plenty of rain for our trees--maybe too much--the affects of last year's drought can still be seen across Iowa's landscape. Today on Talk of Iowa, we learn how to care for trees and other plants weakened by 2012's dry weather.&nbsp; Horticulturalists <a href="">Jeff Iles</a> and <a href="">Richard Jauron</a> join the program.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 20:49:56 +0000 Sarah Boden, Katherine Perkins & Ben Stanton 22839 at Horticulture Day: Trees Horticulture Day: State Forest Trees <p>On Horticulture Day we spend a lot of time talking about the trees in your yard, this week we talk about the trees in Iowa’s state forests.&nbsp;Host Charity Nebbe talks with forester Mark Vitosh, who has been traveling around to our state forests lately&nbsp;and tells us about what he has seen. Then horticulturist Richard Jauron joins the conversation to answer listener questions.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:12:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe 9867 at Horticulture Day: State Forest Trees Horticulture Day: Trees <p>The drought continues throughout much of the state. On today's Horticulture Day Richard Jauron, horticulturist&nbsp;with the Iowa State University Extension, and Forester Mark Vitosh, talk about the stress the lack of rain has placed on trees.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:18:44 +0000 Charity Nebbe 5000 at Horticulture Day: Trees Hort Day: Planting New Windbreaks <p>For many decades Colorado Blue Spruce were a very popular choice for windbreaks in Iowa.&nbsp; Now a lot of those trees are dead or dying.&nbsp; On today&#39;s Talk of Iowa it&rsquo;s Horticulture Day. D.N.R. District Forester Mark Vitosh of Iowa City and I.S.U. Extension Horticulturist Richard Jauron will be here.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll talk about planting new windbreaks and rehabilitating old ones.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll also be answering your questions about plants and trees.&nbsp;&nbsp; We look forward to your questions!</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 20:05:11 +0000 Charity Nebbe 3570 at Hort Day: Planting New Windbreaks Horticulture Day- Tree Planting <p>Cool temperatures, plentiful moisture and a long growing season ahead make this the perfect time&nbsp;to plant&nbsp;a&nbsp;tree.&nbsp;</p><p>DNR Forester Mark Vitosh talks to Charity about selecting, planting and caring for trees.&nbsp;&nbsp;Iowa State University&nbsp;Extension Horticulturist Richard&nbsp;Jauron&nbsp;will answer all of your lawn and&nbsp;gardening&nbsp;questions.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Charity Nebbe 216 at