Hostas are a popular landscaping plant and easy to grow, but certain steps in planting and dividing must be followed to ensure optimal performance, including watering and pest control.

 I knew as soon as I read the news release that I would like the art exhibit on view through July 30 at the Muscatine Art Center.

A four-bedroom, ranch-style house with zero-step entries and a three-car garage built by high school students will be among the 25 homes in this year's Spring Preview of Homes.

Alma Gaul