Master Gardener http://iowapublicradio.org en A Sure Sign of Spring! http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sure-sign-spring <p>Horticulture day returns to its weekly schedule, a sure sign of spring!&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks with Extension Entomologist Donald Lewis about the likely impact of colder than usual temperatures on Iowa's insect population.&nbsp; The answer:&nbsp; "not much."&nbsp; Extension Horticulturist Richard Jauron talks about the timely tasks that need doing in your garden.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:57:13 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 37224 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Sure Sign of Spring! 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