by Linda Hopper

Older gardeners remember the days when a trip to the library was necessary to find out new information. Although that is still a good choice, a bountiful crop of information is right at your finger tips.

Here are some reliable sites you may want to check out: 

The Iowa Gardener

Iowa State University Outreach and Extension

 Direct link to email them the ISU Extension

ISU Extension downloadable articles, some are free

Reiman Gardens at ISU


Birds and Blooms

Better Homes and Gardens

American Daylily Association

Purdue Extension

2 Apps to download for your phone:

Purdue Plant Doctor: Diagnosis diseases, etc.  from a photo

Plant Snap: Identifies plants and weeds from a photo