Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Order and Creativity in the Garden

Enjoy the creativity and enthusiasm of Trudi Temple as she shares her ideas about ways to bring order to your garden using paths, living walls, and shrubs to divide the landscape into manageable...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Your House, Your Garden

Internationally known speaker Gordon Hayward, will inspire his audience and leave us with practical as well as creative ways to develop our landscape to be inviting, coherent, and appealing. He...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Water in the Garden "First Pond - Decisions and Mistakes"

Dick is a long time gardener and past Garden Tour garden owner. He will discuss and show his lovely new pond which will be on the 2006 Project GREEN Garden Tour and share his progress and his...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Food Preservation 101 - 2013

Join Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, to learn the basics of safe canning, freezing, and dehydrating of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Learn the most...

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Project Green: Using Roses in the Landscape

Presented by Brian Davidson, Certified Iowa Nursery Professional and Todd Wiebenga, Landscape Architect.

Summary: Information about roses- the varieties that are handy in our...

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Project Green: Gardening with an Eye on Design

Presented by Lindsay Lee and Lee Zieke, co-owners of Willowglen Nursery in Decorah, Iowa.

Summary: A discussion of what makes a successful garden, including choosing and arranging...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Managing Backyard Prairie and Wooded Areas

Presented by Mark Vitosh, District Forester, Iowa DNR/Forestry Bureau and David Wehde, Vegetation Specialist, Johnson County Conservation Board.

Summary: Learn how to establish and...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: From Plant to Plate – Growing and Using Herbs

With guest Susan Appleget-Hurst. Herbs bring you to the perfect intersection of easy gardening and flavorful cooking. Find out how to start your own herb garden, whether it's in a few flower pots...

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Project Green: Simplify your Garden

Marcia Leeper has been the corporate gardener for August Home Publishing and Garden Gate Magazine for 14 years, designing and maintaining their test gardens and working with the editors of the...

Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Annuals that Make a Difference

A representative of Proven Winners Annuals will present the newest selection of annuals for our gardens and containers. Learn about these exciting plants, how to combine them, how to best care for...

Gardening, Nature, and Home