Gardening, Nature, and Home

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.

Gardening, Nature, and Home Eco Iowa City

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...

Gardening, Nature, and Home Project GREEN

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...

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 Weber Days

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

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...

Gardening, Nature, and Home, Local History Project GREEN

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 Project GREEN

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...

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