July 24, 2016, 9:34 am
Blue Ribbon Gardening
County Fairs, and their great veggies and flowers, are happening all across Iowa right now!
Here are the latest results from open at the Boone County Fair!...
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July 17, 2016, 9:20 am
They are here - I think that means summer has officially arrived!
Marizol purple, Nepal, Eva Purple Ball, Muddy Waters, Chocolate...
July 10, 2016, 9:21 am
Guest Doug Rieck
Central Iowa Water Garden Association Tour
Plants, Ponds, Paradise
21st Annual Water Garden Tour
Saturday, July 16, 2016
9AM to 4PM
July 3, 2016, 9:34 am
Happy Independence Day!
Red, White & Blue Flowers
A quick internet search will yield dozens of annuals in these patriotic colors such as petunia, verbena, geranium, lobelia, and...
June 26, 2016, 9:38 am
Garden Travels - Toronto!
Aaron just returned from Toronto - here are a few photos from the Royal Botanical Garden (and one from the streets of Toronto!)
June 19, 2016, 9:22 am
Polk County Master Gardener Garden Tour, Saturday, June 25
Guests: Masters Gardeners Rita Perea and Mary Brown
9 AM to 4 PM rain or shine
Urbandale, Clive and West Des Moines...
June 12, 2016, 9:30 am
and with summer comes a few different approaches to gardening. Here is some advice on what you can do.
Summer Lawn Care
Summer Garden Tasks - a short list...
June 5, 2016, 9:40 am
Hot Weather strategies
Harvest cool season crops now (radishes, lettuce)
Transplant late in the day, sooner than later.
Consider temporary shade structures for young transplants....
May 29, 2016, 9:12 am
Wet weather will bring out the leaf spots
May 22, 2016, 9:23 am
Guest: Connie Mutel , Senior Science Writer and Archivist
Author, A Sugar Creek Chronicle
University of Iowa Hydroscience and Engineering Institute...