AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Master Gardener program is once again offering a series of summer webinars. The 2012 series titled "Garden Goodness" will be hosted by Iowa State University Extension county offices on the fourth Tuesday of the month, May through August.
Each session will provide information about vegetable gardening, but from a variety of perspectives. “We selected 'Garden Goodness' as our theme for the 2012 series because of the current public interest in growing food,” said Jennifer Bousselot, Iowa Master Gardener and webinar series coordinator. “We want to introduce our participants to as many aspects of growing food as we can during these sessions.”
Dates, presenters and topics for the 2012 series are:
The series, in its third year, is offered by Iowa Master Gardener program in response to requests for more Iowa gardening educational opportunities. The sessions are open to all interested gardeners; participants are not required to have completed Master Gardener training to attend, however the session will fulfill Master Gardener continuing education requirements.
Several counties already have plans to offer the webinar series – Boone, Cerro Gordo, Muscatine, Story and Wapello counties. As additional host counties are added, they will be listed on the Iowa Master Gardener website www.mastergardener.iastate.edu/info/summerwebinar2012.html. Contact your county extension office for additional location information. Registration will be made through participating county offices.