Growing Your Thanksgiving Meal

Growing Your Thanksgiving Meal is Garden Basics topic

Mahaska County Master Gardeners will discuss how to grow potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans and herbs as well as how to grow cuttings from sweet potatoes and herbs at Garden Basic class on Thursday November 15 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa.

Garden Basics classes are Mahaska County Master Gardeners presenting on a variety of general gardening topics. Each one is an independent topic presented as a family friendly presentation. They are FREE, open to the public and for anyone wishing to learn about the topic. Prior registration is NOT required, but appreciated.

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are celebrating their fifteenth year. The local program organized after the county held their first training. The educational volunteer program, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides current, research based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of Iowa through programs and projects. Master Gardeners receive horticulture training, and volunteer to promote a mission of education and service. The program is open to anyone 18 or older with an interest in gardening and a willingness to use their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on their local community.

More information about this and other horticulture events can be found at the Mahaska County Extension Office; 212 North I Street; Oskaloosa Phone 641-673-5841; and www.extension.iastate.edu/mahaska/yardgarden.htm.

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