CEDAR RAPIDS — It looks petite, sitting sedately, slightly back from busy 34th Street SE. A cool gray exterior enhanced by navy blue shutter ... »
Home & Garden
Q: I’m interested in Japanese gardens. I don’t want a whole garden, but maybe just a “touch of Japanese.” Where do I st ... »
LINN COUNTY — The recent winter storm that left Eastern Iowa digging out also took its toll on our landscapes. When we get heavy, wet snow, ... »
CEDAR RAPIDS — When the weather outside is frightful, homeowners with a fireplace can curl up in front of crackling logs and warm flames.»
When shopping online or in catalogs for plants, it’s important to understand what you are buying. Know both common and botanical names of pl ... »
LINN COUNTY — As we move though the coldest days of winter — we need to remember our wildlife friends. Although birds are well adapte ... »
Green plants inside your house are a great way to keep your spirits up and get a start on spring.
Remember, though, that houseplants need th ... »
De-icing salts are one of the necessities of winter in Iowa.
De-icing compounds, such as NaCl, CaCl2, KCl and MgCl2, can damage landscape pl ... »
LINN COUNTY — We’ve had some pretty cold temps already this fall, which makes me think back to last winter and wonder why some plants ... »