Come to the Marshalltown Public Library learn how to harvest your own seeds. Presentation given by Lisa Burke, seed storage manager for North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/marshall/
Get to Know you Succulents Class will be offered from 1-2pm.
This is a class to learn how to care for the succulents and about the Iowa Arboretum. Feel free to bring anything you want to plant your own succulent- if not, we have you covered! This event is sponsored by Salama Greenhouse. $5 per person.
Join us for our 13th Annual Garden Extravaganza! Saturday's Events include continuing education programs and presentations, door prizes, vendors, make & take workshop, and educational displays! Don't forget to join us Friday night for added fun! $3 admission is good for both days! https://www.extension.iastate.edu/pocahontas/
Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca, ISU Fungi Specialist, will be discussing how to identify various mushrooms native to Iowa. She will also discuss resources available to you and answer any questions you might have. Program will be held at the Monona County Conservation, 318 Iowa Ave., Onawa
Janya Guehlstorff will give a presentation on "Dried Flowers". Jayna is the owner of The Swallows Nest and Jayna's Country Store and Gardens. She will talk to us about the best flowers to use, the best ways to dry flowers and how to use them in arrangements. This seminar will be held April 9th, 7 PM at the Lakin Community Center located on the Mills County Fairgrounds, Malvern, IA. No pre-registration is required. There is a small fee of $2.00 to help cover the cost.
Join David Culp, author and designer, for a captivating day of gardening talks. David Culp will show us how to recreate the majestic display of his beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden, Brandywine Cottage. It contains a basic lesson in layering—how to choose the correct plants by understanding how they grow and change throughout the seasons, how to design a layered garden, and tips on maintaining it.
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Save the Date for the Siouxland Garden Show in Sioux City April 5-6, 2019
Snakes may be one of the most misunderstood animals in our gardens and landscapes. Learn more about their identification and importance to our ecosystem in this webinar. https://learn.extension.org/events/3593
Presentation will be given at 4:00PM and 7:00PM at Blank Park Zoo. Learn more here: blankparkzoo.com
Environmental Learning Center, Discovery Park, Muscatine
Join Muscatine Community Garden Association and Muscatine County Master Gardeners in celebrating the start of the growing season! https://www.extension.iastate.edu/muscatine/news/growing-season-kick
Save the date for the Spring Garden Conference. Learn more here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/westpottawattamie/
Gus Von Roenn will present about Omaha Permaculture on March 26th at 7PM in Malvern
Monday, March 25, “Windbreaks and Trees for Conservation" presented by Ken Klein, State Technician with Natural Resources Conservation Service of Iowa and Chris Hiher, Farm Bill Biologist with Pheasants Forever https://www.extension.iastate.edu/delaware/content/delaware-county-master-gardener%E2%80%99s-hold-annual-mondays-march-gardening-series
The 712 Initiative is hosting a seed exchange and gardener social at Sherbondy's Garden Center in Council Bluffs on March 24. https://www.facebook.com/events/429833221093590/
Monday, March 18, “Growing Blueberries-What a Challenge" by Keith Ashline of Blueberry Hill Farm
“The Art and Science of Bee Keeping” seminar March 12th at 7PM, Malvern, IA
This is a pruning class with the Iowa Arboretum's Horticulture Project Manager, Leah. Learn everything you need to know to determine what cuts to make for general shrub care and maintenance. $15 for members, $20 for non-members.