A nice website of Iowa native plants, with scientific names and PHOTOS
Iowa Plants, RW Lutz
Iowa Plants: American Ginger, aka Wild Ginger
Fairy Gardens, Stam Greenhouse, Oskaloosa
Has a large selection of fairy garden supplies, as well as classes.
No till Vegetable Gardening: flower beds do not need as many layers
No Dig Garden Construction youtube video
Santa's Workshop - Here is an in-progress photo of the fun Conservatory Holiday Display at Reiman Gardens this December! This is an 8 foot tower planted with red and white poinsettias in a candy cane stripe.
Learn more about the completed Conservatory Display here and here