1. Read the label on your seed packet. It will tell you everything you need to know from how deep to plant the seeds, how much light, what temperature is needed or if special instructions are required like soaking the seeds in water or sticking them in the fridge first.
My fiancé made this chicken feeder out of some wood and PVC pipe. The tall cylinders hold the food until they eat enough for it to shift down.
The Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County, in partnership with ISU Extension, hosted their Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Council Bluffs, IA.
What’s growing around the farmhouse on March 21, 2017.
How Do I Propagate Ivy?
1. Take cuttings using a clean knife below a leaf node
2. Place cuttings in a clear glass filled with water
3. Watch them root!
I am now the proud owner of two Fiddle Leaf Fig or Ficus lyrata plants. I purchased my first one almost a year ago and just picked up another a few weeks ago. You might have seen these popular plants on popular remodeling shows and gracing the cover of decorating magazines.
Chrysanthemums are making a comeback.
You won’t want to miss Hot Shops Art Center 16th Annual Spring Open House on April 29 and 30, 2017. Open on both Saturday from 12 pm – 8 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm, the event features artist workshops, galleries and demonstrations throughout a multi-story building.
I am so fortunate enough to live a beautiful, flower-filled life on our small acreage. This is a collection of my favorite flower field photos that I have captured so far.
The Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale will be held at Mulhalls next weekend on March 11th, 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm. It is a great opportunity to check out prize winning African Violets along with having the opportunity to purchase them.
Out-of-this world Staghorn Ferns can live for years and weigh hundreds of pounds in their natural environment. They produce pups that you can separate to create more plants and typically grow on trees.
I am very lucky to live in southwest Iowa surrounded by these beautiful country views. Here is a collection of my top 10 favorite landscape photos.
The Greater Omaha Orchid Society’s annual Orchid Show and Sale will be held at Lauritzen Gardens on March 25 and 26, 2017. The show runs from 10 am – 4 pm on both days. Lauritzen Gardens located at 100 Bancroft St, Omaha, NE 68108 is a major attraction in the Omaha, Nebraska area.
These flowering shrubs can be grown in southern France, California, Australia, Hawaii and Chile and require heat, sun and well-drained soil. Proteas last for weeks as cut and dried flowers. The Protea flowers represents change and hope.
Sometimes referred to as “paper flowers” Bougainvilleas flower almost year-round. They thrive in warm, dry climates so you will see them in Southern United States, South America and in Hawaii.