Spring has finally sprung across Iowa, and with it, growing green grass on lawns everywhere. The hum of lawn mowers is beginning to fill the air, and that hum brings questions about proper mowing practices.
“In today’s economy, many Iowans are taking advantage of the land and garden spaces that are available to them to grow their own foods,” says Holly VanHeel, ISU Extension Nutrition & Wellness Program Specialist. “We are ‘rediscovering’ the joy and economies of home gardening and want to preserve that bounty to enjoy throughout the year by freezing, drying or canning those foods,” VanHeel shared.
Join us for a morning of creating your very own masterpiece. Saturday, April 30th, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Pocahontas County Conservation Nature Center, Corinne Peterson, along with several Master Gardeners will be assisting with the "Container Gardening Workshop".
As a human scientist, Christine Hradek is making healthy choices easier for families with low incomes by partnering with the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program to put more fruits and vegetables into the food pantry system.