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Home Demonstration Garden Field Day (Lewis)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
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The annual field days will take place at five Iowa State research and demonstration farms and two county fairgrounds in July and August. The public is welcome to attend these free field days, which take place rain or shine.

“The theme for this year is planting the rainbow, with vegetables planted to be donated to nearby food pantries ranging in colors like pink tomatoes, purple snap beans, yellow cauliflower and orange winter squash,” said Cindy Haynes, a horticulture associate professor who coordinates the field days.



Spring Garden Seminar (Atlantic)

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