What: Free Iowa State University home demonstration garden tour, featuring new and/or unusual vegetables and annual flowers
When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7
Where: Iowa State University Muscatine Island Research Farm, 111 North St., Fruitland, Iowa (about five miles south of Muscatine)
To get there from the Quad-Cities: Take the U.S. 61 bypass around Muscatine. South of the city, you’ll come to an intersection with a stoplight. Turn right onto U.S. 61. Proceed past Mairet’s Garden Center on your right and then look for a “Fruitland” sign and a Shell gasoline station on your left. At the station, turn left onto 67th Avenue West. Proceed about 11/2 miles to a stop sign. Turn right onto North Street and go about three blocks.
For more information: Call agricultural specialist Justin Rinas at 563-262-8787.