Upcoming Project GREEN Events

Don’t miss our 2024 Project GREEN Garden Forums
Sundays, 2pm at the Iowa City Public Library:

January 14, 2 pm: Grow It Yourself (GIY): Veggies 101
February 11, 2 pm: Pathways To a Sustainable Future
March 10, 2 pm (DST): Trees: An Environmental Investment

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BEFORE Project GREEN:
Iowa Avenue, 1969
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AFTER Project GREEN:
Modern Iowa Avenue
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BEFORE Project GREEN:
Highway 6, 1970
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AFTER Project GREEN:
Highway 6, Today
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Project GREEN in Action:
North Dubuque Street, 1970
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AFTER Project GREEN:
North Dubuque Street Today
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Melrose Avenue, 1969
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AFTER Project GREEN:
Melrose Avenue Today
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What does Project GREEN do? Our volunteers:

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Raise money to…

Project GREEN raises money to make the Iowa City area an even more beautiful place to live and work through:

  • Donations from individuals who value beauty in our public areas
  • Local business sponsorship of our annual Open Gardens Weekend event
  • Grants from local, state and federal community improvement funds

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Beautify public areas

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and Educate the public about gardening

  • Project GREEN’s annual Winter Garden Forums at the Iowa City Public Library are highly educational and free to the public
  • The annual Open Gardens Weekend inspires through visiting numerous real gardens, and educates through chatting with friendly, knowledgeable garden hosts — all for free!

Project GREEN has donated $2.2 million to make Johnson County more beautiful!

Donate to Project GREEN

Your donations make Johnson County a more beautiful place in springtime!

Project GREEN relies on donations to fund the many projects we do in the greater Iowa City area.
Your donations make our community an even nicer place to live and work!

Donate

What’s going on with Project GREEN volunteers: