Category Archives: Monthly Checklist

April Garden Checklist

April in Iowa will often change from year to year, but we've made a list of gardening tasks that are usually best completed in April.  Here is what you should be working on in the garden, as soon as the snow clears. April Garden Checklist Spring Clean Up √ Clean-up any plant debris that may…
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What to PRUNE and WHEN…

We often get several questions on pruning, so here is a simple guide to make sure you are pruning at the proper time.  Wondering about something not listed?  Leave a comment! All plants that bloom in early spring will bloom on old wood (last year's growth).  With that said, if you prune an early spring flowering…
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March Garden Checklist

March in Iowa is often unpredictable, the temperatures tend to vary from sunny and 50 to snowy and below freezing.  So, what should you be doing in the garden & in your home? Here are a few things that can help ease you into April, when your garden checklist will expand. Spring Clean Up √ Rake…
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