Horticulture (lawn, garden, trees, turf) Events

04/24/2015- Lunch and Learn: Emerald Ash Borer
Come enjoy lunch and learn about the Emerald Ash Borer, its impact in our state and city, and what you can do about it! Lunch will be provided, so just come hungry and ready to learn. Please register by 4/21.

04/27/2015- Don't Let Invasive Fruite Fly Ruin Fruit Harvest
The “Combating the Spotted Winged Drosophila Fruit Fly” workshop will be offered April 27 in Clarion. The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop will cover trapping, identification, prevention and control of the spotted winged drosophila, an invasive fruit fly that lays eggs in ripening fruit just prior to harvest. Commercial fru

Monthly meeting

04/27/2015- Food Preservation 101

04/27/2015- Double Dig garden set-up
Watch and learn about this very effective garden bed set-up. If time permits, we will also discuss basic garden establishment practices.

04/27/2015- Mulch choices
See samples of a variety of mulches and get information to help you decide which is the best for your application.

04/27/2015- Dallas County Master Gardener Meeting
Regular monthly meeting of the Dallas County Master Gardeners. Open to the public.

04/27/2015- Lawns 101
Come hear about the basics of establishing a new or maintaining an existing lawn.

04/28/2015- Horticulture/Nutrition at Kids Corner preschool
Suzette Striegel, Mahaska County Extension Horticulturist will have a Horticulture/Nutrition activity for the preschool students.

04/28/2015- Master Gardener Meeting
Regular meeting of the Washington County Master Gardeners. Master Gardeners will clean up the flower beds at the fairgrounds followed by a business meeting at Unc & Neph's.