Monday, 15 Jun 2015
Topic: Small Trees Go beyond the crabapple. Learn more about the many small, colorful, often blooming trees perfectly suited for the residential landscape in Iowa. Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we've moved our class so we can actually see them. Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers in the Iowa garden.
Learn how to attract native pollinators to your garden from an expert, as Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator and entomologist, Nathan Brockman, discusses the favorite plants for butterflies, bees, beetles and others. Learn about effective pollinator garden characteristics, where and when to plant, and which host and nectar plants are best for different species.