Gardening, Nature, and Home

Plum Grove Gardens- Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

State Extension Master Gardeners Betty Kelly and Carolyn Murphy talk about the gardens at Plum Grove, the home of Iowa's first Territorial Governor, Robert Lucas and his family.

Gardening, Nature, and Home, Local History

Bike to Work Week Event: Wheely Fun Bike Basics

Volunteers from Iowa City Bike Library instruct on proper bicycle maintenance. She offers such tips as how to keep your bike chain in good condition, your tires well inflated, how to patch a flat...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Low Maintenance Perennials

Richard Jauron, Iowa State University Extension Horticulturist, talks about Low Maintenance Perennials for Iowa gardens. All perennials require some degree of care during the year. Some require...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: The Gardens of Brucemore

David Morton, the Head Gardener at Brucemore presents a tour of Iowa's only National Trust Historic Site. Brucemore, a 26-acre, park like estate encompasses a Queen Anne-style mansion and multiple...

Gardening, Nature, and Home, Local History

Project Green: The Art of Bonsai

John Clemens, member of Eastern Iowa Bonsai Association, presents on the shape, harmony and proportion of bonsai to express art in the form of these beautiful long-lived trees. Bonsai (pronounced...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

America Recycles Day Reading by Sapna Thottahil: Author of India's Organic Farming Revolution

Join ICPL and ECO Iowa City for a reading and Q&A with Sapna Thottahil, PhD and author of "India's Organic Farming Revolution: What It Means for Our Global Food System." She is an advocate of...

Books and Writing, Gardening, Nature, and Home

Stargazing Basics and a Tour of the Summer and Fall Sky

Brent Studer from Kirkwood Community College presents a basic introduction to stargazing.

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Food Preservation 101 - 2014

Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, presents the basics of safe canning, freezing, and dehydrating of fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Clematis to Swoon For

Rita Minard is a Polk County Master Gardener, a member of the American Clematis Society, and an avid clematis collector and grower. She has over 100 clematis plants in her own gardens. Rita will...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Resources for Gardeners at the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center

Jennifer Jordan is the City of Iowa City's Recycling Coordinator, and she'll be giving us the inside scoop on the many resources and services of interest to gardeners that are available at the...

Gardening, Nature, and Home