Events Archive

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

Scott Evans - Native Plants to Consider https://www.siouxlandgardenshow.org/speakers

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 10:00am

Kelly Feehan - Evergreen Diseases and Insect Problems - https://www.siouxlandgardenshow.org/speakers

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:30pm

ISU Extension and Outreach provides tree grafting workshop for homeowners Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is offering a fruit tree grafting workshop on Thursday, April 2 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Appleberry Orchard, 2469 IA-2, Donnellson, IA. Participants will hear a presentation on why and how to graft fruit trees by commercial horticulture specialist, Patrick O’Malley and take part in a hands-on apple tree grafting demonstration. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lee/

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:00am

Get outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Don't be sad if you're stuck at home! Join our horticulture and home grounds team as we talk about spring lawn and garden maintenance weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Join us on zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/834500888

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:00pm

Love that fresh garden produce but have more than you can eat? Preserve it! It’s not difficult, but you do need to follow safe methods. You’ll learn the basics on how to can, freeze, and dry foods safely at home. Presented by Kelsey Salow, Nutrition and Wellness Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach https://www.extension.iastate.edu/delaware/

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Jesse Knox will be presenting a workshop on how to inoculate, care for and harvest these delicious delicacies. You will have the opportunity to pound plug spawn into logs, cover the plugs with wax and take the logs home. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wapello/
   Cost: $10 per participant. Must be paid by Friday March 14th.
   Registration deadline: Friday March 14th @ 4pm
   Maximum class number is 25

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:00am

Get outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Don't be sad if you're stuck at home! Join our horticulture and home grounds team as we talk about spring lawn and garden maintenance weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Join us on zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/834500888

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:30pm

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is offering a workshop on fruit tree management focused primarily on tree pruning and branch training. Workshop will be held March 26 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Appleberry Orchard, 2469 IA-2, Donnellson, IA. Participants will learn best practices and techniques for pruning and training fruit-bearing trees for peak performance.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lee/

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 11:00am

Get outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Don't be sad if you're stuck at home! Join our horticulture and home grounds team as we talk about spring lawn and garden maintenance weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Join us on zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/834500888

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:00pm

Michelle Patten will give a presentation on "Patio Containers". Michelle will share tips for caring for patio container plants, choosing the right plants, soil, fertilizer, etc. She will also discuss several new trends in the tropical industry, as well as a few new Annuals, Tropical and Perennials for the 2020 growing season. This seminar will be held in the ISU Mills County Extension located on the Mills County Fairgrounds, Malvern, IA. There is a small fee of $2.00 to help cover the cost.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mills/news/spring-spring-master-gardener-seminar-series-6

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 11:00am

Get outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Don't be sad if you're stuck at home! Join our horticulture and home grounds team as we talk about spring lawn and garden maintenance weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Join us on zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/834500888

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:00am

Get outside with Alabama Smart Yards! Don't be sad if you're stuck at home! Join our horticulture and home grounds team as we talk about spring lawn and garden maintenance weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Join us on zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/834500888

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 8:00am to 2:15pm

Ready…Set…Grow… will be held on Saturday March 21, 2020 from 8:00 am – 2:15 pm at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL.

We offer a keynote speaker; 12 breakout sessions over a wide variety of topics including Eastern Bluebirds: Little Blue Gem in Your Garden, The Cook’s Garden, Fun with Fermentation, “Are My Trees and Plants in Trouble?” New Invaders Update, and many more; vendors with unique items for purchase; a Master Gardener Q & A Desk; and Continental Breakfast & Buffet Lunch. This year’s keynote address, Apples, Getting to the Core of things!, will be given by Richard Hentschel, University of Illinois Extension, Horticulture Educator.

The fee for this program is $45, and registrations will be accepted until March 16, 2020. go.illinois.edu/ReadySetGrowWorkshop

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:30pm

Brighten up your living space with a unique cactus dish garden. Learn helpful cactus growing and care tips, then design and safely plant your own container garden. https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/calendar/

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 7:30am to 12:15pm

The Dubuque County Master Gardeners will host their annual spring gardening seminar 7:30 am to 12:15 pm Saturday, March 14 at the NICC Town Clock Business Center in Dubuque. Attendees can choose from educational sessions including herbs, succulents, mini hostas, pollinators, foraging, bonsai, and a seed exchange. Seed Savers from Decorah will give a keynote presentation. Cost is $20. For more information and registration, please call Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach at (563) 583-6496. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/spring-garden-seminar

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 5:30pm

Horticulturist field specialist Patrick O’Malley will be presenting a class on how to do tree pruning. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/wapello/

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Jody Parks and Chris Parks will give a presentation on Bluebirds. Jody and Chris are members of the North American Bluebird Society. They will tell us all about the Eastern Bluebird. Come and learn how you can help the Eastern Bluebird population.This seminar will be held at the Lakin Community Center located on the Mills County Fairgrounds, Malvern, IA. No-preregistration required. There is a small fee of $2.00 to help cover the cost.  https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mills/news/spring-spring-master-gardener-seminar-series-2

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30pm
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:30pm

Show & Tell and Seed Swap 

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mahaska/

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 6:30pm

Houseplants add interest to our décor, bring a bit of the outside inside and some even clean the air we breathe. Learn about a few of the thousands of houseplants available today. Find out which houseplants will thrive and grow in your home by learning how to select, feed, water, and provide the correct light and conditions that houseplants need to stay healthy. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/linn/

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 12:30pm

See your surroundings in a new way by learning how to use bark, buds, leaf scars and other features to identify Iowa’s native trees. Then take a walking tour of the outdoor gardens to practice your new naturalist skills as you learn more tree facts along the way.  https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/calendar

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

“Garden Inspiration Old & New” is a half day seminar designed to provide inspiration for discovering what’s new in the garden and appreciation for the heirlooms that continue to delight gardeners. 
 
The event will feature two main guest speakers. Kathy Johnson, owner of local business “Flowers For You” will kick off the morning with a presentation on growing your own cut flowers. The second speaker is Cody Egan from Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. Cody will teach attendees about heirloom plants and how to preserve them.  

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/cass/news/cass-county-master-gardeners-host-spring-garden-seminar-march-7

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