Garden Notes & Recipes

Apple Bread

September 28, 2020
fresh apple bread

Bring warmth to the whole house with the smell of apples and cinnamon in this delicious fall treat!   INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour…

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Roasted Butternut Squash With Ginger

September 21, 2020
Roasted Butternut Squash With Ginger

Harvest those home-grown squash to enjoy this tasty seasonal dish.   INGREDIENTS: 4 small butternut squash 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, divided 4 tbsp. honey 2…

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Fall Bulbs 101: What to Plant for Beautiful Spring Color

September 21, 2020
bulbs with gloves and asters behind Wallace's

Before you wrap up your gardening duties for the season, plant these spring-blooming bulbs!   Picture this: Another snowy Iowa winter is just wrapping up,…

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Sweet Corn And Tomato Pie

September 14, 2020
Sweet Corn And Tomato Pie wallace

A fun and healthy take on pizza that combines two of summer’s favorite veggies! INGREDIENTS: 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1¼ cups all-purpose flour…

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Guide to Fall Lawn Care in Bettendorf

September 14, 2020
fall clean up leaves wallace

Your lawn sees a lot of action each year, from foot traffic to heavy precipitation. Here’s how to make sure it has what it needs…

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How to Plant Trees and Shrubs

September 7, 2020
trees and shrubs in landscape

Increase your home’s value and help out Mother Nature by planting trees and shrubs this fall!   Planting trees and shrubs in your yard is…

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Peach And Plum Galette

September 7, 2020
peach and plum galette

This mouth-watering dessert is a warm treat perfect for cooler autumn evenings. INGREDIENTS: 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. finely grated lime zest 1 tsp. kosher…

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Snap Peas and Sweet Corn Succotash

August 31, 2020
Snap Peas and Sweet Corn Succotash

Sylvester the Cat gave succotash a bad rap. Turns out, this veggie-based side dish is both quick to make and packed with flavor.   INGREDIENTS:…

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How to Bring Plants Indoors

August 31, 2020
houseplants on patio

While we may know how to handle Iowa winters, not all our plants do. Here’s how to transition houseplants back indoors!   We all need…

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Shrimp With Summer Veggies and Herbs

August 24, 2020
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Use up some of your ripe summer veggies with this succulent seafood supper!   INGREDIENTS: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined Kosher salt and…

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