Mighty Oaks from Tiny Acorns Grow: Growing Trees from Seed at The U of I
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Mighty Oaks from Tiny Acorns Grow: Growing Trees from Seed at The U of I

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Perennial favorite Andy Dahl, Arborist at the University of Iowa will tell us how the University is adding diversity to the plant population of The Campus by starting native and adapted trees from seed.  There is no charge for this seminar, but seating is limited, so please pre-register via the contact us page, or by calling the Garden Center (319) 337-8351.

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Gardening With Ornamental Grasses
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Gardening With Ornamental Grasses

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Chuck Porto, ICL &GC Retail/Landscape Maintenance:  Learn about the vast array of Ornamental Grasses – Diverse, versatile, low maintenance, and adaptable to almost any landscape situation.  Native and adapted species and varieties will be discussed. There is no charge for this seminar, but seating is limited, so please pre-register via the contact us page, or by calling the Garden Center (319) 337-8351.

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Trees for the Landscape:  What to Avoid, and Native Alternatives
Feb
16
10:00 AM10:00

Trees for the Landscape: What to Avoid, and Native Alternatives

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Mark Vitosh – District Forester, Iowa DNR:  Always a popular speaker and greatly in demand, Mark will discuss which trees to avoid planting in the landscape - due to insect, disease, or overuse/invasiveness - and introduce you to some native alternatives. Mark will also answer questions involving the ever-changing disease and insect threats to our urban trees.  There is no charge for this seminar, but seating is limited, so please pre-register via the contact us page, or by calling the Garden Center (319) 337-8351.

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Isabel Bloom Demonstration with Donna Young
Jan
12
10:00 AM10:00

Isabel Bloom Demonstration with Donna Young

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Donna Young – Sculptor and Co-Owner: Donna graduated from St. Ambrose University in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in Fine Art and Art Education. She started working for Isabel Bloom shortly after graduation, holding many different positions within the company. She was mentored by Isabel before her passing in 2001, and has become the sole designer, and now co-owner of Isabel Bloom.  This will be an informative and inspiring presentation for collectors and everyone else! There is no charge for this event, but seating is very limited, so please pre-register via the contact us page, or by calling the Garden Center (319) 337-8351.

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