Gardening, Nature, and Home

Project Green: Grasses in the Garden

Presented by Marilou Gay, Johnson County master gardener.

Summary: A discussion of ornamental grasses hardy in the Iowa City area.

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Project Green: Great Plants for the Great Plains

Robert Henrickson is the Assistant Director of Horticulture Programs for the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. He will present plants that are often overlooked, but which are easy to grow and don...

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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: Bulbs and Peonies

Presented by Linda Naeve, Education Coordinator, Reiman Gardens.

Summary: Linda Naeve discusses fall planting of bulbs and peonies for spring.

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Project Green: Common Landscape Trees of Johnson County

Come learn about the variety of tree species that are planted in Johnson County for landscape purposes, Mark Vitosh. Iowa DNR District Forester will discuss which tree species have performed well...

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Project Green: Conifer Companions

Gary Wittenbaugh, Iowa's dwarf conifer guru, has lectured extensively throughout the US on the use of conifers and conifer companions in the garden and landscape. Gary has been gardening for...

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Project Green: Going to Pot- Container Gardening

Presented by Marilou Gay, Johnson County master gardener.

Summary: A slide show and discussion of planning and creating container gardens.

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Eco Iowa City: Improving Water Quality, Starting With Your Property

Discover what you can do to improve water quality at your home by capturing the rain that falls on your property. Learn about best management practices, including rain barrels, rain gardens and...

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Project Green: One Acre at a Time

Dick Baker, retired UI professor of geology, will describe the joys and the difficulties he has experienced trying to increase biodiversity, preserve native communities, decrease erosion and...

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Getting excited about water gardening/Landscaping with stone

Part of our 2011 Second Sunday Garden Forum series. Guest speaker Jamie Beyer, founder of the Central Iowa Water Garden Association has a Masters Degree in Fish and Wildlife Biology and is a...

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