Culver's Garden Blog

How to Handle the First Frost

With Mother Nature bringing an early frost to Eastern Iowa, there are a few things to consider to lengthen the growing season and protect your plants. Protect Tender Plants or Harvest All tender annuals, vegetables, and herbs need protection from frost. Cover plants with sheets, paper, or cardboard boxes to keep frost from damaging the…

Milorganite…The Perfect Fertilizer for Your Lawn

Proven for 90 years Golf course professionals and homeowners have trusted Milorganite’s consistent, long-lasting results for nine decades. Now that’s proven! Truly All Purpose Milorganite is an all-purpose slow-release nitrogen fertilizer that can be used safely on lawns, flowers, vegetables, shrubs and trees, as well as a carrier when spreading grass seed. Doesn’t Burn Plants…

May Garden Checklist

May in Iowa will often change from year to year, but we've made a list of gardening tasks that are usually best completed in May.  Here is what you should be working on in the garden. Spring Clean Up √ If anything has been missed during your April clean-up, make sure to get it now. …