Garden Resources, Related Projects, Activities and Tips

These Garden resources, related projects, actitivies (for all ages) and tips were first featured on the Mahaska County Master Gardener facebook page, please visit to see entire post(s). All indicated ISUEO publications are available at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/ and Mahaska County Extension Office; 212 North I Street, Oskaloosa IA 52577. If you have horticulture/gardening questions, please contact Suzette Striegel, Mahaska County Extension Horticulturist email striegel@iastate.edu or office phone 641-673-5841.
Activities
Yummy Ice Cream in a Bag
 
Grow a Grasshead
 
For vegetable growers
Aspargus information (growing, storage, freezing & recipes)
Steps for Success with Vegetable Gardening (Mahaska County)
 
Plant highlights
Columbine
 
Weed Information
Creeping Charlie control in (fill in blank)
 
Crepping Chalrie control in lawns
 
Other Information
Composting
Selecting Tree Species
Don't make homeade weed killer recipes!
 
Gardeners Your Help is needed (Donate produce, Plant extra to donate, mentor others)
 
Hummingbirds
 
Best Practices for Donation Gardening - Mahaska County
 
Make a Mixed Plant Hanging Basket
 
Peppers
 
Preparing for the Vegetable Gardening Season handout
 
Radishes
 
Rhubarb
 
Soap Making
 
Spring Flowering Bulb Care - after bloom
 
 
Steps to Make a Tomato Cage
 
Tomatoes
 
Where and When of planitng plants (garden zone, last and first frost dates, soil tempertures)

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