Spring is here, according to the calendar but don’t get too plant crazy. Early Spring temperatures in Iowa are still very unpredictable, hence the snow in the forecast later today. Yuck! Snow on the ground and erratic temperatures don’t
Finally we are starting to see the light at the end of the long frosty tunnel we call winter! There are a lot of things happening at Ground Effects; we have recently revamped our website (just in case you didn’t
Click the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR38rm_ZsmM&feature=youtu.be to see Justin’s Video on “What Happen To Your Roses!” This winter was hard on various types of plants. But the ones who took it the hardest were the roses. In talking to one of my
Previously I wrote about Weedless Gardening. Last year many people stopped in and talked about “The Square Foot Gardening Book.” So I decided to purchase the book and read the 2nd version. I found myself wanting to try it out
This winter I was wandering in my candy store, the library. I love the library and love reading! While wondering around I made my way into the gardening section and a book called “Weedless Gardening” by Lee Reich, caught my
Spring may be just around the corner but that doesn’t mean that you have to pack up your scarves till next winter! Stop in at the flower shop here at Ground Effects to see all the fun colors that we have in.
With how fast paced life is and how separated everything is getting, it is hard to find activities as a family or even just with your kids anymore. I know this struggle first hand with 4 kids of my own
5. Use pine cones. I very rarely make an arrangement without them. They add texture and depth to any container. Plus they can be kept from year to year to save money. 4. Spruce tops are the best bang for