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It's Planting Season

Markus Spiske
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, and while it's a day dedicated to mothers, it’s also the day gardeners all over Iowa have been waiting for – it’s time to plant. ";s:3:"u

On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Aaron Steil and Richard Jauron to guide listeners on selecting vegetables and annual flowers. They also answer questions about protecting gardens and plants from overnight frost warnings, and caring for plants as they begin to grow.   


  • Aaron Steil, assistant director of Reiman Gardens in Ames
  • Richard Jauron, extension horticulture specialist at Iowa State University 

Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa