Events Archive

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

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.

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:30pm

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!

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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 

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 4:00pm

You can see the agenda on 2 websites. They are Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa website. Then, click on "April

11-12 Gardening School at Madrid". You also can access the Gardening School agenda on the Iowa Arboretum website.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

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.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:30pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 9:00am
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:17pm

Save the Date for the Siouxland Garden Show in Sioux City April 5-6, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:00pm

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.

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:00pm

Presentation will be given at 4:00PM and 7:00PM at Blank Park Zoo. Learn more here:

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:30am
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Environmental Learning Center, Discovery Park, Muscatine

Join Muscatine Community Garden Association and Muscatine County Master Gardeners in celebrating the start of the growing season!

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am

Save the date for the Spring Garden Conference. Learn more here: 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Gus Von Roenn will present about Omaha Permaculture on March 26th at 7PM in Malvern

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:30pm
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

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

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

The 712 Initiative is hosting a seed exchange and gardener social at Sherbondy's Garden Center in Council Bluffs on March 24.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Monday, March 18“Growing Blueberries-What a Challenge" by Keith Ashline of Blueberry Hill Farm

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

“The Art and Science of Bee Keeping” seminar March 12th at 7PM, Malvern, IA

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

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.