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- December 6, 2014
- Nature's NoelNature's Noel
Time: 9:00 am
Natureâ€™s Noel Saturday, December 6 9 AM-Noon Let heaven and nature sing! Centerpieces, wreaths and swags made with fresh greens; frozen soups and appetizers; vendors with various handmade wares; cookie dough and candy; and live music combine to create a festive holiday event. Shop early for the best selection! Sponsored by the ICNC Guild to benefit the Nature Center. Free. at 9:00 am
- Nature's NoelNature's Noel
Rain Water Solutions “Ivy” Rain Barrel
The 50-gallon â€śIvyâ€ť rain barrel provides a new era of design innovation for an economical price. Available in forest green. Made in Iowa of 50% recycled plastic, Ivy carries a 3-year warranty. Â Ivy has a child-resistant lid, a redesigned screened intake, two big overflow ports to handle heavy rains and is easy to expand. In fact, people have chained up to four barrels together to handle overflow! No extra trips to the hardware storeâ€”all components included to start collecting and using your rainwater!
The Ivy is in stock for immediate pick-up.
COST: Â $100 Â (Â local big box/hardware stores pricing at leastÂ $50 more)
Click on image to order.
To order accessories, call the Nature Center at 319-362-0664.
Rain Barrel Stands
Rain Barrels Iowa has custom-designed sturdy rain barrel stands, hand-built with pressurized lumber to withstand the elements. These are available for single or double barrel set up. The stand front is recessed 4â€ť to allow easy bucket or hose access to the spigot. Deluxe stand has front shelf for bucket.
Single stand is 24″ x 24″ and either 9″, 12″ or 18″ tall
Standardâ€”$40.00 or $47.00 (18″)
Double stand is 24â€ť x 48â€ť and 12â€ť or 24″ tall
Standardâ€”$60.00 (12″) or $75.00 (24″)
Available in 2â€ťx 3â€ť or 3â€ťx 4â€ť sizes in a variety of colors to match your existing downspouts.Â Diverter tab allows runoff to be diverted back and forth from downspout to rain barrel as needed.Â Call Julie or Suzanne Â at 319-362-0664 for color choices.
The 55-gallon capacity Spinning Composter barrel turns on its stand of pressure-treated lumber to aerate and process compost quickly and naturally.Â Screw-on lid with screened aeration holes, drip holes in the composter bottom.Â Capture excess moisture in a drip pan under the composter to use in fertilizing garden plants.
The barrel is heavy-dutyÂ #2 plastic food shipping barrel, up-cycled to bring you the best composter ever!Â Easy to turn:Â fill it only to 1/2 full,Â set it in the sun where rain can fall into it, and change your compostable scraps, pet hair, razor clippings, vacuum-bag contents, & shredded paper into rich compost to improve your garden.Â See the composter in action in the picnic area at the Nature Center.Â Price: $175Â (Click on image to order)