Just in time for planting season, a variety of plant sales are blossoming in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas. Related: Three Frozen Kings planting lore Find a list here, and if you know of others, add it in the comments at the end. Curbside Plant Sale to benefit Backyard Abundance Shop for locally-grown, […]
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Free Iowa City garden forum to focus on ...
The final Second Sunday Garden Forum of 2023 in Iowa City will highlight recycling and other ways to take action to reduce our environmental footprint. See photos from EcoFest in Cedar Rapids Read more about the event from Project GREEN: IOWA CITY — Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library will offer a Second […]
Garden forum highlights Iowa’s native ro
The next Second Sunday Garden Forum will feature Johnson County’s Roadside Vegetation Manager, Chris Henze. Learn about this upcoming event, which also will be livestreamed, from Project GREEN: IOWA CITY — Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library will offer another Second Sunday Garden Forum on Feb. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., at […]
Find out what’s new in the garden in 202
IOWA CITY — Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library’s Second Sunday Garden Forum begins on Jan. 8, 2023. The first featured speaker will be Dawn Bouslog, owner of Dawn’s Pleasant Valley Greenhouses, who will identify what’s new in the garden in 2023. Second Sunday Garden Forums are free and presentations also stream live […]
Taste of the Heritage Garden celebrates ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The 25th anniversary of Taste of the Heritage Garden will take place Wednesday, July 13, at Plum Grove, the historic home of Iowa’s Territorial Governor Robert Lucas and his wife, Friendly. Johnson County Master Gardeners, who host the event, also will commemorate the late Betty Kelly, who researched and helped create […]
Monarch Fest in Cedar Rapids and Open Ga...
Nature lovers and gardeners will find plenty to do this weekend, as Monarch Fest returns to the Indian Creek Nature Center, and the Open Gardens Weekend welcomes visitors to the Iowa City area. Monarch Fest will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the nature center, 5300 Otis Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids. […]
Plant sale has connection to history
A plant sale in Iowa City, set for this Friday, May 20, has a connection to the past. P.E.O. Chapter HI will offer a variety of plants at its Second Annual Sale from 1-4 p.m. at 500 St. Thomas Ct., just off Rochester Avenue in Iowa City. The P.E.O. recently received plants with a special […]
Gardeners ready to dig into spring plant...
Gardeners who time it right just might be able to make it to all of these 2022 Eastern Iowa spring plant sales, many of which are happening on the same day. This spring has been exceptionally cool, but planting season will soon be underway, with the sales also timed to hit just before Mother’s Day. […]
Garden forum addresses higher temperatur...
A free event from Project GREEN and the Iowa City Public Library will provide timely information on growing resilient gardens in the face of climate change. The Second Sunday Garden Forum will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. The free event is open to the public. Related: Winter Gardening Fair plans in-person return in 2022 […]
Haunting final photos of The Mill in Iow...
IOWA CITY — An iconic music venue met its end on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, as a demolition crew razed The Mill, a mainstay in Iowa City since 1962. Owner Marc Moen plans to build a new performance venue on the site, at 120 E. Burlington St. “While we cannot preserve the old structure of […]