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. Read more about Raised Bed Workshop
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. Read more about Des Moines County Master Gardeners Awarded Grant for Donation Garden
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!). Read more about Compost Workshop