One of the best ways to learn more about horticulture is from people who live the trade, like Dan Heims.
As president of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc., Dan has introduced almost 600 varieties to horticulture and is probably best known for heucheras (coral [...]
We all start somewhere. If you’re new to gardening this year, you’re in good company! To help you out, Iowa State University has published a great online resource,
Special Issue: Iowa Beginner’s Guide to Home Gardening
While this information is probably most appropriate for Midwest gardeners, there’s a wealth of information and downloadable stuff inside [...]
It’s snowing in Des Moines (and much of Iowa) as I write today, dumping heavy wet white stuff. A few of my daffodils are already blooming or in bud, but I’m not too worried—yet. The temperature’s just at about 32 or 33 degrees.
I’ll be more concerned if the temps drop much lower, killing the emerging [...]