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.
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program has announced 22 recipients of its Growing Together mini-grant program. This is the fourth year mini-grant funds have been available, with more than $50,000 in grant money from the SNAP-Education program being distributed across the state.
The projects are focused on increasing food security and promoting healthy food access throughout Iowa.
In this brief workshop we will discuss what should & shouldn't be composted, tips and tricks for composting at home, how to put together your own compost bin, and we'll even cover vermicomposting (worms!).
Des Moines County Master Gardeners will be hosting their plants sale on Saturday, May 1st from 8-noon in West Burlington. Vegetable starts, perennials, garden tools, and more!
Select plants will be available for pre-order during a Facebook Live - virtual sales event on April 23rd.