AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University’s Research and Demonstration Farms will kick off its series of Demonstration Home Garden Field Days July 21 in southwest Iowa.
“Homeowners looking for new and different plants to try in their yards and gardens will have a nice variety of vegetables and flowers to view at the field days,” said Cynthia Haynes, an associate professor in the Iowa State horticulture department.
The field days will feature:
Haynes said the field day in Rock Rapids had to be cancelled because the garden was flooded after heavy rains in June. The gardens were planted a bit late this year, but not as late as last year, she added.
The Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm near Lewis is the site of the first field day at 6:30 p.m. July 21. The farm’s address is 53020 Hitchcock Ave., Lewis. It is located 11 miles southwest of Atlantic on Highway 6, half a mile south on M53 and three-quarters of a mile east on gravel.
The remaining field days will be:
More information is available at: http://www.ag.iastate.edu/farms/fielddays.php