Linn County Master Gardeners Free Library Talks

Linn County Master Gardeners

Free Library Talks, Spring 2024

Presented by Linn County Master Gardeners on weekday evenings at local public libraries. Talks are held from 6:30 – 7:30pm and are free for all to attend. Join us this Spring at the Hiawatha, Center Point, Mount Vernon, Ely, Coggon, Central City, Fairfax, Cedar Rapids Ladd, Marion, and Springville Libraries.

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Linn County Master Gardeners 2024 Spring Library Talks

Hiawatha Public Library (February)
  • Tues. 6thOur Native BeeKarla McGrail
  • Tues. 13thWeaving Plant Collections  Into Your GardenWanda Lunn
  • Tues. 20thSimply SeedsKari Pohl
  •  Tues. 27thGrowing for Your Community: Culturally Appropriate Food, Emmaly Renshaw
Center Point Public Library (March)
  • Mon. 4thGrowing and Droughts: Water Conservation in Your Garden, Emmaly Renshaw
  • Mon. 11thMonarchs & Milkweed, Auggie Bergstrom
  • Mon. 18thCurb Appeal, Where to Start?, Deb Walser
  • Mon. 25thConnect, Grow, Share A Row, Beula Dvorak
Center Point Public Library (March)
  • Mon. 4thGrowing and Droughts: Water Conservation in Your Garden, Emmaly Renshaw
  • Mon. 11thMonarchs & Milkweed, Auggie Bergstrom
  • Mon. 18thCurb Appeal, Where to Start?, Deb Walser
  • Mon. 25thConnect, Grow, Share A Row, Beula Dvorak
Mount Vernon Cole Library (March)

  • Tues. 5thHerbs for the Butterflies, Linda Hinzman
  • Tues. 12thInvasive Plants, Deb Walser
    • This talk has been moved to the Lisbon Library as the Cole Library will be closed for Spring Break.
  • Tues. 19thBeginners Gardening, Kari Pohl
  • Tues. 26thHerbs: Garden to Table, Beula Dvorak
Ely Public Library (March)

  • Tues. 5thRaised Bed Gardening, Deb Walser 
  • Tues. 12thSeasonal Gardening Calendar, Heather Robertson
  • Tues. 19thSeed Starting At Home, Phil Pfister
  • Tues. 26thThat About Covers It, Barb Wing
Coggon Public Library (March)

  • Tues. 5thBeginners Gardening, Kari Pohl
  • Tues. 12thMonarchs & Milkweed, Auggie Bergstrom
  • Tues. 19thPut Some Romance in Your Garden, Meagan MacDougall
  • Tues. 26thSuccessful Hanging Baskets , Deb Walser
Central City Public Library (March)

  • Thurs. 7thSmall Garden Big Yield, Kari Pohl
  • Thurs. 14thPlant a Salsa Garden, Deb Walser
  • Thurs. 21stPlants of the Bible, Beula Dvorak
  • Thurs. 28thVertical Gardening Success, Sylvia Street
Fairfax Public Library (March)

  • Thurs. 7thIowa Native Plants, Wanda Ohrt
  • Thurs. 14thSimply Seeds, Kari Pohl
  • Thurs. 21stPlant a Salsa Garden, Deb Walser
  • Thurs. 28thCreate Stunning Containers  Without Breaking Bank, Linda Hinzman 
Cedar Rapids Ladd Library (March)

  • Thurs. 7thI Want to Grow Food, Now What?, Martha McClurg
  • Thurs. 14thTool Care for Yard and Garden, Wil Carew
  • Thurs. 21stCreative Puddlers for Pollinators, Lyn Tormey
  • Thurs. 28thNew & Interesting Perennials, Deb Walser
Marion Public Library (April)

  • Thurs. 4thTool Care for Yard & Garden, Wil Carew
  • Thurs. 11thWeaving Plant Collections Into Your Garden, Wanda Lunn
  • Thurs. 18thConnect, Grow, Share a Row, Beula Dvorak
  • Thurs. 25thHerbs for the Butterflies, Linda Hinzman
Springville Public Library (April)

  • Thurs. 4thMicro Prairie Gardens, Kari Pohl
  • Thurs. 11thHealthy Benefits of Gardening, Beula Dvorak
  • Thurs. 18thMonarchs & Milkweed, Auggie Bergstrom
  • Thurs. 25thPlan A Salsa Garden, Deb Walser