The Pocahontas County and Webster County Master Gardeners have received the 2018 Search for Excellence award for their work in their communities. The Search for Excellence award is given annually by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program.
Starting in late June, Master Gardeners can earn six continuing education hours at participating ISU Extension and Outreach county offices. The Growing Season webcast series will provide presentations to enhance MG volunteer projects. Topics include: Invasive Insect Update, Tree Care, Attracting Local Bees, Growing Organic Vegetables, Compost 101, and Growing Roses in Iowa. Read the press release here.
Learn more about the six demonstration gardens located at ISU Research Farms.
Learn more about the Growing Together Mini Grants by clicking here.
Watch this two minute video to learn more about the new Iowa Master Gardener website.
Learn how to attract pollinators and grow herbs from Nathan Brockman and Susan Appleget Hurst. Part of the Growing Season webinar series from the Iowa Master Gardener program, thanks to Iowa State University Extension & Outreach.
Learn how to minimize irrigation in the garden and how to create water features. Dr. Denny Schrock talks about low-water use gardens and Jamie Beyer showcases water features. From the Iowa Master Gardener program, thanks to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Learn about theme garden design from Lisa Orgler. Then find out how to build a trough garden from Gary Whittenbaugh. Part of the 2015 Growing Season Webinar Series from the Iowa Master Gardener Program. Thanks to Iowa State University Extension & Outreach.