Eileen's Plant of the Week: Sedum "Autumn Joy", aka Hylotelephium "Herbstfreude", Missouri Botanic Garden
Burpee is sponsoring a "Help us name our new sweet pepper" contest.
Tomato Fruitworm Information, ISU Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic. They seem to be having a good year, perhaps because corn is not available?
Mushrooms are "flowers," too. (pretty!)
More about "Groundcherries", Physalis spp.
Edible Physalis, aka groundcherry, cape gooseberry and many others.
Physalis virginiana Wildflowers of the United States, Gerald Williamson
A true "Solanum" Buffalobur Nightshade - a prickly one. Native Plant Database
Rootworms Revisited, ISU Dept of Entomology, "Rootworms on Roses"
The Bug Review: Spotted and Striped Cucumber Beetles, University of Illinois Extension
Iris and Peony Sale, The Iowa Arboretum, 9-15 & 16-2012, all day
They will also have presentations from Lois Girton and Kris Jurik at 10am on Saturday all about growing peonies.
FARM CRUISE, 2012, September 22, 2012, 10 AM to 5 PM
Fall Broadleaf Herbicide Control in Turf
We've talked about seeding this time of year, but its also a great time to control for broadleaf perennial weeds although you will not want to do it right now if you've just seeded!
This week at Reiman Gardens!
This is why I love this time of year - A view of Lake Helen
Thats Victoria Water Platter (Victoria) in the front and lotus in the back (Nelumbo) with cattails (Typha) all the way in the back!
Reiman Garden Peppers Recommended by Aaron, most from Park Seed
Sweet Pickle Pepper