Iowa City gardeners are rallying around a property that has been home for decades to beautiful gardens, but faces development in the coming days. Lara Cornick, whose parents have lived at the home, just outside of town in southeast Iowa City, still hopes to save two pink sugar magnolia trees, but is in a race […]
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CEDAR RAPIDS – Gardeners are generally hardy people who don’t mind a little rain, but a steady deluge slowed the usual crowds that flock to the Brucemore Garden & Art Show, at least in the morning. By afternoon, those crowds started to show up, just in time for educational sessions on Midwestern garden grottos, healthy […]
IOWA CITY – The Iowa City homeowner whose front-yard garden led to a dispute with the city said he will comply with removing all of his plantings. Dr. Timothy Volm said he was given a July 31 deadline or the city would bulldoze the roses, native wildflowers and other plants that adorn his front yard.
IOWA CITY – Roses, hollyhocks, bee balm and numerous other plants grow harmoniously in Timothy Volm’s front yard, but the lush vegetation is creating dissonance with the city. Volm has been ordered to remove all of the plants by Tuesday, July 9, 2013, or city staff will clear the site and charge the costs to […]