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November 21, 2019

It is now time to enroll for the 4-H year!  For those planning to show at the Dallas County Fair this July, 2019 the deadline to enroll is May 15 for all re-enrolling members to have fees paid and re-enrolled through 4HOnline.  

New members are welcome to join after May 15th, 2019 but will not be able to participate in the fair this summer.

November 21, 2019

These flowering bulbs are beautiful but how do you care for them during the winter months? Find out here!

November 21, 2019

One of the best parts of any good holiday celebration is beautiful holiday plants, including the spectacular amaryllis. What is the best way to ensure it will bloom for Christmas, and can it be saved afterward?

Pruning a Tree
November 21, 2019

At this stage of winter, trees on Iowa’s landscape are still months from blooming and providing shade, which makes this the prime time of the year to give trees a tune-up with pruning. 

November 21, 2019

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