Horticulture (lawn, garden, trees, turf) Events

07/28/2015- Mahaska County Master Gardener Office Hours
An opportunity for clients to make horticulture inquires to trained Iowa State University Extension Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners will provide unbiased research based information. There is no fee for this service.

07/28/2015- ANR at Noon

07/28/2015- Gardening Webinar Series - Master Gardener
– Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Ida County is hosting the sixth annual “Growing Season” webinar series in Ida Grove during June, July and August. Gardeners will learn about creative ideas for theme gardens, planting trough gardens, water features and conservation, attracting butterflies and bees, and growing herbs. The three

07/28/2015- Pollinator Program
Des Moines and Louisa Counties will be hosting a pollinator program featuring state Apiarist, Andrew Joseph, on Tuesday, July 28 at the Morning Sun Community Center starting at 6:00pm. Joseph will speak about how to get started with a bee hive and cover general bee health. Following Joseph, we will have a discussion regarding the programs availab

07/28/2015- interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables?
Are you interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables? An interest meeting will be held on 6:00 p.m. on July 28th at the Ericson Public Library. Free plots will be available for neighborhood residents. Contact Kellie Engelman with any questions at 515-230-0048 or engelman@iastate.edu

07/28/2015- Master Gardener Meeting
Regular meeting of the Washington County Master Gardeners. The group will meet at the home of Becky LaRoche for a garden walk.

07/28/2015- Water in the Garden
ISU Extension & Outreach horticulturist Denny Schrock along with Boone Co. Master Gardener Jamie Beyer, will discuss various water saving techniques to apply to the garden and how to apply to the garden and how to incorporate creative water features.

07/29/2015- Growing Season Gardening Webinars
Design from Yard to Trough Lisa Orgler and Gary Whittenbaugh Learn how to add spark to your landscape design. Next, dive into trough planters filled with conifers and their companions. Part 1: June 17, noon Part 2: June 24, noon Water in the Garden Denny Schrock, PhD and Jamie Beyer Discuss various water saving techniques to apply to the

07/30/2015- Preservation 101
Food Preservation 101 is a fun overview for parents and older school-age children on the old-time (and still practical!) arts of drying, freezing, pickling, hot-water bath and pressure canning fruits and vegetables. Find out about the equipment, time and money each method requires. Learn how to avoid common food preservation mistakes. Tak

07/31/2015- Lunch and Learn: Water in the Garden Part 2
Growing season webinar: Find out how to incorporate creative water features.