Wanda Lunn spent last week in Chicago at the North American Lily Society Show & Convention, where more than 200 of the best lily stems in the United States and Canada competed. Several of the lilies she brought to the show from her Cedar Rapids garden won ribbons, but one, she said, brought “a staggering […]
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Will SNAP eliminate pop? American Medica...
I’ve been among those baffled by the use of our nation’s food safety net to allow the purchase of junk food and pop. That isn’t changing any time soon, but word from the American Medical Association is encouraging.
Easter and orchids in Cedar Rapids and I...
Two reminders came my way about upcoming events. You can find these on the calendar, above, as well as many others happening this weekend and in coming days, weeks and even months. First, the Noelridge Greenhouse will be open this weekend with one of my favorite events: the annual Easter Showcase on Saturday, March 30 […]
Iowa orchid winners in Chicago
Congratulations to the Eastern Iowa Orchid Society, winners of the prestigious American Orchid Society Show Trophy for the best Orchid Exhibit Display at the Batavia Orchid Show in Chicago! Look for information on the group’s next meeting March 5 in Iowa City, on the events calendar, above, plus more activities in the coming year, including […]