DIY Terrariums

By |2018-10-19T17:02:39+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

DIY Terrariums The Ted Lare Look “Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” -Alice Walker Terrariums are not just a hot designer trend, they’re also incredibly versatile and easy to add to any home decor! While it can be convenient to find something [...]

Succulent Pumpkins DIY

By |2018-10-09T17:14:33+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Succulent Pumpkins DIY The Ted Lare Look “Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin." – Simone Schwarz-Bart Pumpkins are one of our favorite, iconic fall decorations, but it can be hard to imagine them in our home decor as anything other than a [...]

Fiddle-Leaf Figs

By |2018-10-02T17:22:51+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Garden Center, Uncategorized|

Fiddle-Leaf Figs The Ted Lare Look “Style is something each of us already has, all we need to do is find it." – Diane von Furstenberg The Fiddle-Leaf Fig has become the hallmark of classic style and grace in the contemporary home. It’s become the newest, designer “it” plant, [...]

Deer-Proofing Your Garden in Iowa

By |2018-09-25T18:36:58+00:00September 24th, 2018|Garden Center, Uncategorized|

Deer-Proofing Your Garden in Iowa The Ted Lare Look “Eating greens is a special treat, it makes long ears and great big feet.” – Bambi Few things in nature are as elegant and interesting as deer, and spotting one can often be quite exciting - except, however, when you [...]

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Proper Tree Planting in Iowa

By |2018-09-06T20:43:42+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Garden Center, Uncategorized|

Proper Tree Planting in Iowa The Ted Lare Look “I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.” – Louise Dickinson Rich Some gardeners are intimidated by the idea of planting a tree in their yard. While it can [...]

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Aphids 101

By |2018-08-21T19:04:11+00:00August 21st, 2018|Garden Center, Uncategorized|

Aphids 101 The Ted Lare Look We can certainly count ourselves as lucky here in Iowa that our garden pests aren’t as intimidating as warmer states. But just because we aren’t facing down dangerous pests like army ants, venomous spiders, and scorpions, doesn’t mean that our own pests aren’t annoying. While [...]