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Beginning Beekeeper Course

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is hosting a Beginning Beekeeper Course on Saturday, February 23 and Saturday, March 9 from 8:00 am to noon at the Lee County Conservation Office in Montrose. 
This 2-part course is open to all interested individuals and will be led by Southeast Iowa Beekeepers, Dave and Ray Tull.

Raised Bed Workshop

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn how to build a raised bed box, the benefits of gardening in a raised bed, and a variety of techniques that you can use for season extension & pest management.

Fruit & Vegetable Gardening 101

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This class will discuss preparing a gardening site, starting seeds and selecting crop varieties, harvest and storage tips and managing pest, weeds and diseases.

Fruit Tree Planting Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Learn the best practices for planting fruit trees in this hands-on workshop.  

Fort Madison Farmers Market - Opening Day

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Opening Day at the Fort Madison Farmers Market!  Stop out and shop from spring veggies, plants, baked goods, crafts and more!