Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 5:30pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:00am

Run for the Trees

Join the Iowa Arboretum for a beautiful scenic 5k or 1 mile family walk/run on our trails. A fun variety of Arbor Day activities will follow the race https://iowaarboretum.org/event/2018-run-for-the-trees/?instance_id=869

The Arbor Day celebration of trees starts at 9am and is free to the public. There will be a variety of activities including tree climbing, guided by Iowa Arborist Association members. A tree planting dedication along with other activities are planned for the morning. Everyone receives a free tree. https://iowaarboretum.org/event/2018-arbor-day/?instance_id=873

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 1:00pm

Termites and termite control cause homeowners  a lot of worry and even more questions. What kind of termites do i have? Are termite controls worth the money? https://learn.extension.org/events/3595

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5:00pm to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

Please join The Polk County Master Gardeners for their annual Plant Sale in Johnston. A wide variety of plants and gardening items will be available for sale including annuals, vegetables, and perennials.


Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 8:00am

Des Moines County Master Gardeners' Annual Plant Sale will be held Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Homestead 1839. (701 W Agency Rd. West Burlington). https://www.extension.iastate.edu/desmoines/

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Come to the Old Farm & Home Lot in Osceola to purchase Local & Regional Vendors Flowers, Vegetable Plants, Gardening Supplies, ornaments, tools, Isabel Bloom, Handcrafted Sculptures https://www.extension.iastate.edu/clarke/

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Iowa Arboretum Spring Plant Sale

May 4th, 9am-4pm

This year's spring plant sale features some of the best plants for small spaces, and yet, ones that can be planted in mass groupings for a big effect.


Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Discuss current conservation issues and tour nearby resources. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/harrison/

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 6:30pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to grow herbs year round? Do you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs? Here is your chance to learn how to grow herbs successfully indoors or outdoors. Growing herbs indoors allows you to have fresh herbs year-round for cooking and enjoying. We will also learn about various uses for herbs including several recipes! Come with an appetite as there will be samples of some of the delicious recipes. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/warren/

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:00pm

This program will present information to get you started with basic tips for successful gardening and tips on landscape plantings. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wright/

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 3:00pm

Reiman Gardens’ members only sale on Friday, May 10, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Opens to the public on Saturday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Plants for sale include perennials for sun and shade, herbs and vegetables, Iowa natives, woody plants including trees, shrubs and Buck roses, container annuals, hanging baskets, annual vines, strawberries, hosta, All-American Selection winning vegetables and herbs and prefinished mixed containers


Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Come to the American Legion in Marion for the Plant Sale. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Plant Sale hosted by Cass County Master Gardeners: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/cass/

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Come to the Washington County Fairgrounds for the Plant Sale! https://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am to 11:30am
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Save the Date for the Spring Plant Sale in Cedar Rapids. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:30am to 11:00am

Mills County Master Gardeners 18th Annual Plant sale will be held Saturday May 11 from 8:30 am to 11:00am in the parking lot at 1st Ave and Locust St, Glenwood


Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Green Scene & Cedar Valley Arboretum Plant Sale on Saturday, May 11th at the National Cattle Congress Agricultural Building 250 Ansborough Ave. Waterloo, Iowa

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Purchase plants for $3 each at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on May 11th. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/delaware/content/delaware-county-master-gardeners-events

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Help plant seeds and transplants for the large Waverly Community Sharing Garden


Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 9:00am

Join us at the Extension Office on Saturday, May 11th 9-10:30am to learn about Growing Herbs. Each participant will plant 3 herbs to take home with them and we'll be sampling different herbs. The cost for the class is $10. We'll also be having a class on Cooking with Herbs on Thursday, June 27th 6-8pm at the Extension office. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/dickinson/

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 6:30pm

ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County will be offering a Flower Patio Patio Pots workshop on Tuesday, May 14th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Topics in this workshop will include how to select the right plants for sun and shade, how to choose the right container and learn how to keep the plants thriving throughout the season. Participants will also make and take a flower patio pot to take home. The registration fee for this program is $35 per person which includes flowers, plants and soil. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/plymouth/