FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF IOWA * GARDENING STUDY COURSE III – SESSION 10 * April 3 & 4

When:
April 3, 2014 @ 8:15 pm – April 3, 2014 @ 3:30 pm GMT0
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APRIL 3, 2014 (Thursday)

8:15 A.M.                       Coffee and Registration

8:30 –10:00                    CLASSIFYING PLANTS (PLANT TAXONOMY)              1.5 hrs

                                                 Deb Lewis, Curator, Ada Hayden Herbarium, ISU

10:00                              BREAK

10:15 – 11:45                 *TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING OUTDOOR FLOWERS      1.5 hrs

                                                 Richard Jauron, ISU Extension Horticulture Specialist

11:45 – 12:15 P.M.        LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

12:15 – 2:15                   *FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PLANT GROWTH          2.0 hrs

                                                 Lynnette Carpenter, Horticulturist

2:30 – 3:30                      TOP 10 GARDENS TO VISIT                                                1.0 hrs

                                                 Lisa Orgler, Dept.Horticulture, Lecturer

                                                 Iowa State University

APRIL 4, 2014 (Friday)

8:15 A.M.                       COFFEE

8:30 – 10:00                   *PRUNING TECHNIQUES                                                    1.5 hrs

                                                 Joe McNally, Horticulturist, Iowa Arboretum

10:00                              BREAK

10:15 – 12:45                 TEACHING TOUR OF BOTANICAL GARDEN                 2.5 hrs

                                                 Joe McNally, Horticulturist, Iowa Arboretum

12:45                              LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

1:15                                EXAM

 *SUBJECTS TO BE TESTED

RECOMMENDED READING: National Gardener  magazine and SECRETS OF GREAT SOIL by Elizabeth Stell,  BOTANY FOR GARDENERS  by Brian Capon . Available through National Garden Clubs, Inc, 1-800-550-6007.

Master Gardeners may be awarded 1 hour CEU for each 1 hour class time..

REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL March 31, 2014.  NO REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

WALK-INS ALWAYS WELCOME, BUT HANDOUTS MAY BE LIMITED.

FEE: $40 ___     TEST: $5 ___   REFRESHER: $5 ____

MAKE CHECKS  PAYABLE TO:  Gardening Study School.  MAIL TO: 122 N Russell Ave., Ames, IA 50010. E-mail <adamaelewis@gmail.com>,  phone 515-232-0608.