Guest This Week:

Tivon Feeley
Forest Health Forester
515-281-4915 (office)

Iowa DNR Forest Health

Information on Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) from the Iowa DNR

This Week at Reiman Gardens

Orchid Fest is next weekend - Saturday and Sunday, February 8th & 9th, 2014!  Stop out at the Gardens, learn about orchids, buy a few or just browse and appreciate the colors and scents this extrodinary flowers have on a cold winter's day.

Learn about floral design and participate in a floral design class.  There is one each month.  The next class is Tuesday, February 18, 2014.  The topic is Jiyuka, a free creative style of Ikebana, the Japanese art of aesthetic flower arranging.

Interested in Tree Health? Would you like to be a Citizen Scientist?  There is a program to teach you about scouting pests and diseases in your community

Sentinel Plant Network

A listener called in about crabgrass control.  Here is a nice resource for Iowa State University Extension.

Yellowwod (Cladrastis kentukea)

One of Tivon's favorite trees - and one you may want to consider for your garden!  Click here for more information on this tree.