Register for several events

Fruit Tree Companion Plants

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center | directions

Learn how to choose and grow support plants around fruit trees to increase yields, enhance health, and reduce watering and weeding chores.

A wide variety of berry bushes, herbs and ground covers that thrive in the Midwest will be covered.

Taught by Fred Meyer with Backyard Abundance. 


Recreation Center Edible Classroom Plants

The class is held in the Edible Classroom 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 30 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