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Heartland Native Plant Summit

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
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Join native plant enthusiasts on October 5 and 6 at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska. The Heartland Native Plant Summit will explore innovative ways native plants can be used to craft landscapes that are beautiful, sustainable, and naturally resilient to drought. 

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Great Plants for Iowa - Vines

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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Come to Reiman Gardens in Ames for this seminar on Great Plants for Iowa.

Topic: "Vines" - They climb, ramble, and cling – learn more about the many ornamental vines that can spruce up an arbor, trellis, deck, or building.  Perennial and annual, as well as woody and herbaceous vines will be discussed. Learn more here:

Great Plants for Iowa series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years.  Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.  These classes are perfect for avid amateur gardeners and plant enthusiasts, aspiring horticulture professionals, horticulturists, garden designers, landscape architects seeking professional development, and Master Gardeners looking for continuing education credits. There are no prerequisites and you are welcome to take one or all the classes each year.