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Veg Out with Greens in the Garden (Rock Rapids)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
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We’ll start with a tour of our garden greens which include kale, spinach, collards, mustard greens, Swiss chard and Asian greens. Then, we’ll talk about how to grow greens and protect them from pests. We’ll end the night by learning why greens are so important in our diet and enjoy a tasty green salad. Presented in partnership with Renee Sweers, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Nutrition and Wellness. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lyon/content/2018-garden-table-series#June%2019

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Demonstration Garden Field Day (Rock Rapids)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Come take a tour of the garden with Dr. Cindy Haynes, ISU Associate Professor of Horticulture. Learn about the interesting cultivars being  grown this year in the “Vegetable Rainbow Garden.” Vegetables from the garden will again be donated to area food pantries. As always, we’ll be serving local food treats! https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lyon/content/2018-garden-table-series#June%2019

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Floral Arrangements (Rock Rapids)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Join Amanda Minter from Country Boutique in Rock Rapids as she shows us how to make beautiful floral arrangements using flowers and other items from the yard and garden. Participants need to bring a container/vase for their creation and are encouraged to bring snips from their own yard and garden to use in their arrangement. Tools and some flowers from the ISU Home Demonstration Garden, as well as other materials will be available to participants. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/lyon/content/2018-garden-table-series#June%2019

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