The Iowa Housewife: Some Basics of Home Canning. Looks like some good wisdom and experience these older sisters have. An excellent site for all your questions and how-to's on canning. Also has some really great recipes for canning!
If you live in the northern half of the U., you may think caladiums are only suitable for southern gardens. The photo above was taken in a zone 6 garden in New Jersey, and we have customers from Pennsylvania to Iowa getting the same great result
A lovely, tough-as-nails prairie native, little bluestem offers gray-green leaf blades that turn bold shades of purple, red, and orange in autumn. Name: Schizachyrium scoparium Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall
Iowan Lisa Orglers websites chock full of beautiful garden designs - vegetables flowers, too! She also designs beautiful Iowa-themed cards and patterns. Were lucky to have her in our corner of the world.
30 Adorable DIY Bird Bath Ideas That Are Easy and Fun to Build
Working through 30 years of summer breaks and then retirement, two Iowa teachers molded an empty backyard into an A+ landscape. Strolling through their gardens offers lessons in creating a great yard with a limited budget and lots of patience.
Before and After - Des Moines Iowa landscaping - Perennial Gardens
If you're looking for easy ways to help save the bees, check out this long list of bee friendly plants and learn about the Beesponsible®️️ and National Wildlife Federation’s pollinator-friendly, pesticide-free gardening efforts called Don't Kill My Buzz. It's easy to take action and help save the bees. AD
8 Great Perennial Vegetables
Despite the wait, often a year, before they produce their first crop there are many advantages to planting perennial vegetables. Some good choices include, artichokes, asparagus, chayote, rhubarb, and more. This is a guide contains information about eight great perennial vegetables.