Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Where Our Food Comes From

David Cavagnaro, former Preservation Gardens Manager at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, IA, takes us "around the world in 80 minutes" to look at the origins of all of our major food crops.

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Project Green: Daylilies: Past, Present, and Future

Jonathan Poulton received his doctorate in plant biochemistry from Oxford (1974) and was a professor in Botany and Biology at the University of Iowa (1979-2010). His interest in daylily growing...

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Project Green: Trees, Shrubs, and Evergreens

A Project Green 2nd Sunday Garden Forum. Chuck Porto, retail manager at Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center and host of KXIC radio's Saturday Lawn & Garden Show, reacquaints us with the...

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Eco Iowa City: Field to Family

Rowan Jacobsen will read from his work American Terroir as part of this event, part of the Eco Iowa City series.

Books and Writing, Gardening, Nature, and Home

Eco Iowa City: A Watershed Year

Recorded April 3, 2010

Connie Mutel reads from her new anthology "A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods 2008" published by the University of Iowa Press.

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Eco Iowa City: Backyard Composting with Sherlyn Flesher

Recorded June 2011

Sherlyn Flesher of Johnson County Master Gardeners and expert composter presents information on how to get started composting effectively and easily.

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Project Green: Green Gardens and Biodiversity

Recorded February 3, 2013

Liz Maas gives a brief introduction on ecology and the value of biodiversity, how we can integrate native and edible plants into our everyday landscapes, and the...

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Project Green: Common Edible Mushrooms

Recorded April 7, 2013

Marty Augustine discusses some ot the most common and easily identified edible and poisonous mushrooms. A few collecting habits to avoid mushroom poisoning are also...

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Project Green: Our Garden Superstars

Recorded March 3, 2013

Karla McGrail shares many of the Linn County Master Gardeners' favorite ornamental landscaping perennials, trees and shrubs, choosen for their unique qualities and...

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Managing Stormwater

Managing Storm water to protect our water resources has hit home in our communities. The goal of storm water management practices is to capture rain fall and allow it to absorb into the ground...

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