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2nd Sunday Garden Forum: Saving Seeds - from Backyard Gardens to the Svalbard Seed Vault

Recorded by January 13, 2019

Phil Kauth, Seed Bank Manager at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, will take us from our own backyards to an underground seed bank drilled into a mountain 800...

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Second Sunday Garden Forum - Storm Water Management with Sandy Steil

Recorded by February 10, 2019

Due to today's storm in Ames Iowa, Adam Janke could not make it to Iowa City today. Sandy Steil, Project Manager/Business Development -MMS Consultants...

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Second Sunday Garden Forum: Double Feature with Deb Walser

Deb Walser presents "Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Oh My!" and "Introduction to the Newest and Coolest Annuals and Perennials." An active Linn County Master Gardener, and recently...

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Second Sunday Garden Forum: Ashton House Landscape Revival

An Iowa City-based registered professional landscape architect for 29 years and principal of Hawks Design, Laura Hawks discusses the transformation of the Project GREEN Gardens at Ashton House....

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Second Sunday Garden Forum: Creating Garden Rooms

As a faculty member of the Iowa State University Department of Horticulture and artist behind the website “Paper Garden Workshop” Lisa Orgler knows that creating a landscape plan can often seem...

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Gaia's Peace Garden: Healing Happens Here

Recorded at Iowa City Public Library, July 5, 2017

Part of Iowa City Public Library's 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program

Blair Frank, owner and keeper of Gaia's Peace Garden will be...

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Replacing Ash Trees and Growing Healthy Shade Trees

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) damage was discovered in Iowa City in 2016, and tree loss from EAB is expected to increase in the area over the next 5 to 8 years. What species of trees are good...

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Project Green: Lives Written on the Land

Iowa City ecologist and author, Connie Mutel, talks about the ongoing ecological story of Iowa's agricultural transformation and what our past has meant for Iowans and for the state's native...

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Project Green: Midwest Gardening - Possibilities Beyond the Prairie

Join author and Reiman Gardens director, Ed Lyon, as he encourages Midwest gardeners to go beyond the prairie-based garden.

The Second Sunday Garden Forums are cosponsored by Project GREEN...

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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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