Typically, the lush blossoms of peonies grace gardens throughout Iowa around Memorial Day. Peonies are known for their longevity, with some living for a century or more, and passed down through generations. The showy flowers are synonymous with Memorial Day. Everything seems to be lagging this year, with many peonies still in bud stage. The […]
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Inner-city haven grows in Cedar Rapids, ...
By Cindy Hadish/for Iowa Gardener Dreams of an acreage were put on hold when Doug and Gale Koch moved to a home in a core neighborhood of Cedar Rapids, but that didn’t stop the couple from growing their own inner-city haven. The two have lived in their 1920’s house for more than 22 years and […]