How can you request a Master Gardener to speak to your organization?

Master Gardener speak to groups organizations businesses

The Linn County Master Gardeners’ Speakers Bureau was founded to educate groups and organizations on a variety of horticulture topics.  The Master Gardeners’ presentations are given free of charge.
 
Linn County Master Gardeners are a dedicated group of volunteers, who have completed training from Iowa State University and are willing to share their horticulture knowledge with others in the community.
 
How can you request that a Master Gardener come and speak to your organization?
To request a Master Gardener to come and speak to your group, fill out and email the request form (Microsoft Word Document); call Linn County Extension at 319.377.9839; or email your request to: soneal@iastate.edu
The Linn County Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau TOPICS include
o All About Bulbs
o Annual Flowers
o Ash Tree Alternatives
o Attracting Hummingbirds
o Birds/Bird Gardening
o Blueberries
o Butterflies/Butterfly Gardens
o Care of Garden Tools
o Common Garden Insects and Diseases
o Composting/Vermiculture
o Conifers for the Garden
o Coral Bells
o Cover Crops
o Culinary Herbs to Grow in Iowa
o Daylillies
o Drought Information (Water Conservation) for the Garden
o Dwarf Conifers
o Earth-friendly Lawn Care
o Everlasting Flower Garden
o Everything Coleus/ Fabulos Foliage
o Fairy Garden
o Flower Container Gardening
o Forcing Bulbs
o Garden Fall Clean Up/Putting your Garden to Sleep
o Garden/From Earth to Table
o Gardening 101
o Gardening with Children
o Growing & Arranging Your Own Baouquets
o Growing Succulents in the Midwest
o Hardy Bulbs
o Heavenly Hydrangeas
o Hostas
o Houseplants
o Iowa Fruits
o Kinetic Garden Ornaments
o Let Your Light Shine!
o Lilies (Asiatic, Oriental)
o Living with Bambi
o Native plant gardening
o New Generation Vegetable Garden/From Earth to Table
o Ornamental Grasses
o Outstanding Shrubs for the Midwest Home Garden
o Peonies
o Perennials
o Plants of the Bible
o Plants Which Have Affected our History
o Pleasing the Bees and Butterflies: Planting for Pollinators
o Ponds and Water Features
o Prairie Grass
o Questions & Answers
o Rain Barrels
o Rain Gardens
o Raised Beds
o Rocks/Minerals
o Salsa Ingredients
o Shrub Care
o Select, Plant, Tend, Harvest and Enjoy Small Fruits
o Starting Garden Transplants
o Shade Plants
o Tasty and Tasteful Landsacpe
o The Language of Flower
o The Monet Garden
o Thinking about a Home Greenhouse?
o Tree Selection and Pruning
o Tree Care and Maintenance
o Vegetable Container Gardening
o Water Gardening
o Water in the Garden
o Wildlife Habitat
o Winter Containers
o Winter Gardens
o Woodland Flowers
o Yard Art
o and more!
To request a Master Gardener to come and speak to your group, fill out and email the request form (Microsoft Word Document); call Linn County Extension at 319.377.9839; or email your request to: soneal@iastate.edu
 

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