Register for several events

Deer-Resistant Gardening

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center | directions

Convince deer and other critters to stay away from your hostas, vegetables and other plantings by understanding their behaviors and needs.

During this fun, interactive class, you will learn strategies to ensure your landscape stays beautiful and fruitful in deer country. Lists of popular deer-resistant plants will be provided.

Taught by Fred Meyer with Backyard Abundance. 


The class is held in the upstairs Social Hall at the Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center.


The fee for the class is $12.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website.

Please register soon: the class is limited to 50 people and is likely to fill up fast.

Growing Hope Event Series

This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.

Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.

Sponsors and Partners

Recreation Center Edible Classroom StudentsThank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationIowa Department of AgricultureACE Mentor ProgramUniversity of Iowa Community Credit UnionBeisser LumberField to FamilyHy-VeeHills BankKing's MaterialNew Pioneer