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Beat The Heat With These Watering Strategies

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Sunflower wilted from heat stress.

Hot and cool, wet and dry, Iowa weather can be inconsistent and the changes dramatic, which can negatively impact plants. On this Hort Day edition of Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe talks with horticulture experts about how the heat of an Iowa summer affects our plants. And we get some advice on watering strategies to keep your plants happy and healthy. 

Also during the program, Charity and our panel of horticulture experts answer listener questions on all things green and growing.

Guests include:

  • Richard Jaron: Iowa State University Extension Horticulture Specialist
  • Aaron Steil: Assistant Director of Reiman Gardens, Ames
  • Mark Vitosh: DNR Forrester


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Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa