Gathering of the Green

Red finds at Gathering of the Green!

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Who would ever guess that there would be red finds while at Gathering of the Green, the ultimate John Deere event in Davenport, Iowa? At this wonderful event that celebrates everything John Deere green and yellow one of my favorite aspects of the event is that they include tours. This year one of those tours […]

The John Deere Century, by Randy Leffingwell - a book review by Cindy Ladage

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When I received the opportunity to review the book The John Deere Century by Randy Leffingwell I jumped at the chance because the book is so timely with the John Deere tractor turning one hundred this year. The book is written by Randy Leffingwell, an acclaimed author and photographer.  This book is hot off the […]

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Tour of the Beautiful Blackhawk Hotel

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At this year’s Gathering of the Green in Davenport Iowa, we stayed at the beautiful historic Blackhawk Hotel. The hotel not only opened their doors to allow John Deere machinery in the hotel to provide as Sheldon Wellman said, “A touch of Iowa.” While staying we found out that they also offer a tour of […]

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Gathering of the Green, displays of the Deerest kind!

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How cool is a show dedicated to everything John Deere Green?  This was the 2016 show and the Gathering comes around every two years to Davenport, Iowa where collectors immerse themselves in everything to do with the agricultural giant that has been making history in the Quad Cities year after year.  At the Gathering one […]

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If you love John Deere tractors, memorabilia, tours etc. mark your calendar and start planning to attend the 2016 Gathering of the Green. The show only comes around once every two years and it goes by like a flash of lightening.  Now is the time to secure hotel rooms, register for the show and tours. […]

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