Tag Archives: Central Gardens

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES I wish I had a green thumb.  I wish I could grow beds of colorful flowers, or rows and rows of vegetables to feed my family. Unfortunately, I cannot.  I do seem, however, to be very skilled at growing a plethora of thistles and weeds. ...
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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Image by dae jeung kim from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES Springtime is officially upon us.  The winds of March have blown away those cold, gray clouds of winter, making way for the warmth of the sun to shine through.  The promise of new life is on the horizon, which means more this...
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It’s a Garden Fiesta!

photocredit: amazon.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES On Sunday, August 18th, you’ll find something incredible happening in Central Gardens.  A unique blend of history and celebration for a culture several of us know little about. It’s the 2nd Annual Garden Fiesta!  As many people in North Iowa have Latino roots, it is important to come together to celebrate and learn...
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Summer, Summer, Summertime

photocredit: dirtyandthirty.com BY: RACHEL SMITH   I know, I know.  I’ve jumped the gun just a bit.  But with the nicer temps and the fact that I can see green grass in my yard instead of piles of dirty snow, my brain can’t help but think of all the fun coming down the pipe.  Honestly, I don’t know...
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