ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Local gardeners will have the opportunity to learn about growing cut flowers, sweet corn and tomatoes in the home garden during a Demonstration Garden Field Day July 23 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds, Rock Rapids. The youth garden tour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the actual ISU Demonstration Garden field day at 6 p.m.

Presentations will cover home-grown bouquets, augmented sweet corn and a showcase of tomatoes.

There is no pre-registration or fee to attend the garden field day. Participants are asked to dress for the weather, including sunscreen and their own form of insect protection.