A $17,000 grant will fund 30 cultural community gardens in Linn County.
Articles Tagged: Gardening in Iowa
People & Places Aug. 26, 2022 6:00 am275d ago
In the last 10 years, Kaleb Wyse has built Wyse Guide from a meandering blog into a curated online presence for home and gardening info.
News May. 20, 2022 6:00 am373d ago
In the corner of the Marion City Hall parking lot, Peg Heald often tends to a garden that provides 600 pounds of produce to local food pantries a year.
Home & Garden Apr. 30, 2022 6:30 am393d ago
The best reason to use fewer chemicals is because it’s the smart thing to do for our health and the health of the planet.
Home & Garden Apr. 23, 2022 6:00 am400d ago
No matter what type of hedge you have, it likely will benefit from at least one pruning a year. Pruning helps keep hedges tidy-looking, thicker and can help control size.
Community Apr. 8, 2022 10:52 am415d ago
Compost and wood chips are now available in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, though demand is high in the spring and summer seasons.
Home & Garden Apr. 2, 2022 7:00 am421d ago
Most trees and shrubs don’t have leaves, so you can more easily see their structure. And since pruning stimulates new growth, you’ll be giving them a boost going into their spring growth spurt.
Home & Garden Mar. 19, 2022 7:00 am435d ago
There is a myth that some people possess a green thumb and some people don’t. The reality, of course, is very different. People who have success with plants usually possess just one key characteristic: They care.
Home & Garden Mar. 5, 2022 7:00 am449d ago
A list of what to plant and when in Eastern Iowa.
Home & Garden Jan. 20, 2022 7:00 am493d ago
A dark winter evening, in the middle of a pandemic, is an excellent time to curl up with a garden book and dream of spring. Here are some of my favorites, with an eye to Midwestern and Iowa gardens.
Home & Garden Jan. 1, 2022 7:00 am512d ago
This winter, as we browse online or flip through catalogs to decide what we’ll plant this spring, is the perfect time to find a downsized apple tree just right for your landscape to plant come spring.
Home & Garden Dec. 10, 2021 9:57 am534d ago
Make an easy peace wreath by using evergreen twigs from your own yard.
Pets & Animals Nov. 27, 2021 7:00 am547d ago
A number of our favorite houseplants are mildly to severely toxic to cats and dogs, so it’s smart to educate yourself and prevent if not a tragedy, a sick animal in pain.
Home & Garden Nov. 12, 2021 7:00 am562d ago
The first frost is here so now is the time to act to save some of your favorite plants to enjoy indoors through the winter.
Community Nov. 10, 2021 6:00 am564d ago
Dan Fillius, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Field Specialist, be sharing his expertise on organic garden-scale food production. RSVPs are preferred for this event.