Living the Country Life

Wetlands Content

Sunlight, warm water, and fertilizer cause this problem to grow.
QUESTION: We just bought a small acreage with a beautiful pond, but now it’s all covered with green slime. ANSWER: The slimy pond scum you see is algae, which often bloom in the...
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A portion of our 400-acre Iowa farm floods almost every year when the nearby river comes out of its banks. This flooding has become more frequent in the past decade. Changing weather...
Wetlands don't have to be problematic; they can be a beautiful habitat.
Wetlands are precious habitats that provide refuge for unique wildlife and enrich the land. Don't view your wetlands as pesky breeding grounds for mosquitoes and unwanted species, look at them as...