County News

March 18, 2014

Pressure canners with a dial-type gauge should be tested each year for accuracy. Rachel Wall, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Health Specialist, will be offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners. To have a dial gauge canner tested, bring the canner lid only - the entire canner is not needed.

February 27, 2014

Summer Discovery Camp registration forms have been distributed to all schools within Jones County. Registration fee is $30 per child and the deadline is Friday, May 16th, 2014. Space is limited. If you have questions, please call the Jones County Extension office at 319-465-3224 and ask for Monica or Kim.

February 20, 2014

Joy Adams from Monticello, Iowa was bless with two cornea transplants at the University of Iowa in 2008. She is forever grateful! In gratitude for receiving the Gift of Sight twice, Joy wanted to honor both of her cornea donors and also thank the Iowa lions Eye Bank, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the Lions Clubs of Iowa in a very special way.  Within her acres of magnificent hosta gardens, she developed and grew a unique seedling hosta plant which was then selected, named and nationally registered with the American Hosta Society as Host 'Gift of Sight' .

June 4, 2010

Official Newsletter of the Master Gardeners of Jones County

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