Without Bugs, There are No Gardens
July 28, 2022 – 8:35 pm | Comments Off on Without Bugs, There are No Gardens

If you want to make your garden “buzz” with bees and bugs, consider wildlife gardening.
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Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa
December 19, 2020 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa
Flower(s) of the Day: A Window Box in Iowa

Just what we need on a cold winter’s day — flowers in a window box.
These brighten a building in the Amana Colonies, Iowa.
(Photo ©2012 by Susan McKee)

“Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.
April 6, 2018 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on “Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.
“Tulip Time” in Pella, Iowa.

If Iowa’s on your route next month, Road Trips Gardeners, consider a stop in Pella for the annual Tulip Time celebration, now celebrating its 83rd year.
The family-friendly event May 3, 4 and 5, 2018, features …

Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa
April 24, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa
Orange City Tulip Festival in Iowa

The weekend of May 18, 19 and 20, 2017, will be filled with flowers during the 77th annual Tulip Festival in Orange City, Iowa.
There are the usual parades, Dutch dances and horse-drawn trolley tours, but …

Eastern Iowa Orchid Show & Sale
October 9, 2015 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Eastern Iowa Orchid Show & Sale
Eastern Iowa Orchid Show & Sale

Orchid lovers headed to Iowa in mid-month might want to schedule a stop at the fourth annual Eastern Iowa Orchid Show & Sale.
It takes place October 17 and 18, 2015, in Noelridge Gardens Greenhouse, 4900 …

Tulip Time
April 13, 2015 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tulip Time
Tulip Time

There’s nothing that says springtime more than a tulip festival, and there are at least a dozen from which to choose, Road Trips Gardeners. April and May are the best times to see the flowers …

A Tropical Garden With a Sandbox
January 9, 2015 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on A Tropical Garden With a Sandbox
A Tropical Garden With a Sandbox

OK, so it’s not really a garden event — but it does take place in a garden: the Sun Garden of the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 Fourth Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois, to be exact.
Now …

Seed Saving School
August 20, 2014 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Seed Saving School
Seed Saving School

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to save seeds for next year’s garden, here’s a workshop just for you.
A three-day Seed Saving School is set for September 19, 20 and 21, 2014, at the …

Tomato Tasting
August 4, 2014 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Tomato Tasting
Tomato Tasting

The ninth annual Tomato Tasting takes place August 30, 2014, at Heritage Farm, 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, Iowa.
It’s sponsored by the Seed Savers Exchange. You can read about the 2013 event online.
Sample dozens of …

Community Field Day in Iowa
July 18, 2014 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Community Field Day in Iowa
Community Field Day in Iowa

Driving in eastern Iowa in mid-August, Road Trips Gardeners? Consider a detour to take part in the Community Field Day from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. August 16, 2014, sponsored by Seed Savers Exchange.
You’ll …

A “Reunion” of Seed Savers and Gardeners
June 23, 2014 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on A “Reunion” of Seed Savers and Gardeners
A “Reunion” of Seed Savers and Gardeners

The 34th annual conference and camp-out sponsored by Seed Savers Exchange is set for July 18 through 20, 2014, at Heritage Farm, 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, Iowa.
Featured speakers are Susan McCouch, Cornell University; …