December 13, 2019
How Do Your Milkweeds Grow?
Mary, Mary quite contrary How does your garden grow? All the flowers, all the colors All in a perfect row
Landscape architects and garden designers might disagree with Contrary Mary’s arrangement of flowers in a perfect row, but maybe it makes sense to monarch butterflies.
Care of Amaryllis after Flowering
Amaryllis bulbs are forced indoors for their large, spectacular flowers. Some individuals discard the amaryllis after flowering. However, it is possible to save the amaryllis and force it to flower on an annual basis. The key to successful reflowering is proper care.
All About Air Plants
Air plants are unusual, unique, and very popular right now! Air plants are plants that grow without soil. This distinctive growth habit means these fun houseplants have some special considerations.
Upcoming Horticultural Programs
HHPN readers might be interested in these upcoming horticulture conferences/workshops that are listed below. Additional information on each program is available from the listed contacts.
January 7-9, 2020
Iowa Turfgrass Conference and Trade Show
Prairie Meadows Events and Conference Center, Altoona, Iowa
Program Information: https://www.iowaturfgrass.org/conference or Iowa Turfgrass Office (515) 635-0306
Yard and Garden: Enjoy a Holiday Poinsettia
Add brilliant color to your home decor with a live poinsettia this holiday season. Follow the recommendations of Iowa State University horticulture specialists for easy caregiving and enjoyment. To have additional questions answered contact Hortline at email@example.com or 515-294-3108.