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The beauty of flowers feed our souls.

Iris are lovely additions to any gardens.  But some iris can be destroyed by borers.  Learn more on how to protect and control Iris borers from a recent Horticulture and Home Pest Newsletter article

Hostas are not your only option for perennial flowers in a shady garden.  Check out Perennials for Shade for more than 50 other perennial plants that will thrive in shady sites.  Perennials for Shady Areas, another ISU Extension publication, will get you started.

Go wild by planting native plants or wildflowers in your garden!  To learn more, check out a past Yard and Garden article.

Special Topics
Bulbs and Tender Perennials
Annual Flowers
Ornamental Grasses

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