planting http://iowapublicradio.org en Fall Planting for Flowering Bulbs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fall-planting-flowering-bulbs <p>The rich yellows, oranges and reds of fall are dominant in the current October landscape, but it’s time to start thinking about the pinks, purples, and whites of Spring.&nbsp;</p><p>Host Charity Nebbe sits down with&nbsp; Iowa State University horticulturists Cindy Haynes and Denny Schrock. They discuss planning for planting bulbs of spring flower gardens, as fall is the perfect time to plant tulips and daffodils.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:08:46 +0000 Charity Nebbe 30784 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fall Planting for Flowering Bulbs Horticulture Day: Homegrown Lifestyle http://iowapublicradio.org/post/horticulture-day-homegrown-lifestyle-0 <p>Now is a good time to plant a garden, a good time to dream of Spring, and a great time to learn a few things that will help your garden grow when the time comes. On today's Horticulture Day, host Charity Nebbe talks about Iowa State University's extension <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/learn-how-have-homegrown-lifestyle" target="_blank">homegrown lifestyle course</a>.</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:08:19 +0000 Charity Nebbe 14347 at http://iowapublicradio.org Horticulture Day: Homegrown Lifestyle Early Planting of Lots of Acres Could Mean Record Corn Crop http://iowapublicradio.org/post/early-planting-lots-acres-could-mean-record-corn-crop <p>Across the Corn Belt, farmers are hoping this fall’s harvest could be one for the record books. With planting season already off to a roaring start, farmers say they’re putting in more acres of corn than they have since the Great Depression.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 13:17:14 +0000 Sarah McCammon 933 at http://iowapublicradio.org Early Planting of Lots of Acres Could Mean Record Corn Crop