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Garden Variety, hosted by Charity Nebbe

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Spring is nice because of the rich greens and beautiful blossoms. And then there are also the horrors: it's officially tick season!

Zach Shumm of the Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Lab tells us all about ticks: how to avoid them, different risks associated with tick bites, and what to do if you get a bite.

Zach Schumm, ISU insect diagnostician, director of the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

To further grow your gardening knowledge, sign up for the Garden Varietynewsletter. And check out all the episodes of Garden Variety,the horticulture podcastfor all the things you’d like to grow or grow better.

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Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Aaron Steil is a Consumer Horticulture Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. Aaron contributes his expertise to the Garden Variety podcast and newsletter and to Talk of Iowa's Horticulture Day program.
Caitlin Troutman is a talk show producer at Iowa Public Radio