Project GREEN

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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Project Green: Where Our Food Comes From

David Cavagnaro, former Preservation Gardens Manager at Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, IA, takes us "around the world in 80 minutes" to look at the origins of all of our major food...

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Project Green: Trees, Shrubs, and Evergreens

A Project Green 2nd Sunday Garden Forum. Chuck Porto, retail manager at Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center and host of KXIC radio's Saturday Lawn & Garden Show, reacquaints...

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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...

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Project Green: Green Gardens and Biodiversity

Recorded February 3, 2013

Liz Maas gives a brief introduction on ecology and the value of biodiversity, how we can integrate native and edible plants into our everyday landscapes, and the...

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Project Green: Common Edible Mushrooms

Recorded April 7, 2013

Marty Augustine discusses some ot the most common and easily identified edible and poisonous mushrooms. A few collecting habits to avoid mushroom poisoning are also...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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