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Gardening Today

2014-7-6: Celebrating Independence & Summer with the Brenton Arboretum

 
Posted July 6th, 2014 @ 9:15am

Special Guest:

Lynn Kuhn, Executive Director

The Brenton Arboretum

25141 260th Street Dallas Center, Iowa 50063

515-992-4211, lynn@thebrentonarboretum.org

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Vanishing Acts Exhibit at the Brenton Arboretum

This exhibit seeks to increase public awareness of the  precarious future of the world’s endangered trees, including several tree species in central Iowa. Four of the featured trees can be found at the Brenton Arboretum.

The exhibit will be on display from June 6-November 21, 2014.

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Summer Tips from Iowa State Extension

Maintaining Container Gardens

Maintaining Lawns through the Summer

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Patriotic Gardening!

Looking to plant a little red, white and blue?  Here are three exhaustive lists to help you find the right plants from Plant Delights Nursery.  Just be sure to buy three that will bloom at the same time of year and will tolerate the same light and soil conditions

Red Plants

White Plants

Blue Plants

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This Week at Reiman Gardens

The 11th Annual Garden Art Fair!

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 9am to 4pm

Garden inspired art for sale in the Gardens by local & regional artists.

Below are some examples of the things you can buy!

Bowl; Artist: Brian Johnson

Painting; Artist: Jennifer Mally

Scarf; Artist: Cynthia Harris

Photo; Artist: Maureen Powers

Jewelry; Artist: Karen Vincent

Globes; Artist: Pam Dennis & Ryk Wiess

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