Join Polk County Master Gardeners to learn about recent efforts to save trees. Learn more here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/polk/
The 2016 Upper Midwest Regional Master Gardener Conference will be taking place at the Chula Vista Resort in scenic Wisconsin Dells, September 14-17, 2016.
The conference’s theme is “Helping Nature Thrive,” and will feature area garden tours, educational sessions, and expert speakers. Learn more and register here: https://midwestmgconference.wordpress.com/
Gardening Study School, Course III, Series 11, sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, April 7 (8:15 am.-4:15 pm.) and April 8 (8:15 am.-12:15 pm). Courses are open to the public and can be taken in any order. Topics will be Pruning, Factors Influencing Plant Growth, Techniques for Growing Outdoor Flowers, Classifying Plants, Teaching Tour on the Grounds of the Arboretum and Xeriscaping. Testing is available to work toward the Gardening Study Consultant certificate.
The Spring Seminar will be in Dubuque on April 2nd. Guest speakers from Iowa State University and the Tri-State area will offer sessions on topics including hops and brewing beer, root vegetables, interactions among plants, pollinators, and people, growing unique fruits, and much, much more. Learn about the event here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/
Pollinating insects are at risk when pesticides are used carelessly. Learn practical tips to prevent pollinator deaths from Extension specialists. Learn more here.
Come and welcome spring at the West Pottawattamie Master Gardener’s Spring Conference. The Iowa State University Extension Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County will hold the event at the Council Bluffs Senior Center, Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Cost is $35 if registered by March 18th or $45.00 if coming the day of the event; both include lunch and refreshments. More information about each workshop will be released at a later time.
Join Cass County Master Gardeners in Atlantic on March 19th. Find details here: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/cass/