A Hot Time at Iowa Arbors and Botanicals Tour

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By Bill Johnson

Like most folks putting an outdoor event together, I had crossed fingers and toes in hopes that the weather would be perfect for the Iowa Arbors & Botanicals Tour at the Brenton Arboretum in Dallas Center, Iowa and the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden in Des Moines, Iowa. Waking up the morning of June 2, I looked outside and breathed a sigh of relief – blue skies, no rain. Continue reading “A Hot Time at Iowa Arbors and Botanicals Tour”

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference with “Hometown Habitat” Screening

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By Wendy Brister

Over 300 people gathered in Millersville, PA in June for the 26th Native Plants in the Landscape Conference (NPILC). As Conference Coordinator, I was happy to welcome the membership of GWA joining us for the first time with a screening of the movie “Hometown Habitat.” Continue reading “Native Plants in the Landscape Conference with “Hometown Habitat” Screening”

Why We’re Going to Buffalo: GWA’s Membership Committee Speaks Out

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By GWA Membership Committee

The final countdown to GWA Buffalo has begun. Members are getting ready for the garden communicator’s event of the year – and that’s no exaggeration. In this post, the GWA Membership Committee shares what they love about this premier gathering of the GWA family. Continue reading “Why We’re Going to Buffalo: GWA’s Membership Committee Speaks Out”