Events Calendar

Jul
7
Tue
Emerald Ash Bore Update at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is hosting a free public forum regarding Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on Tuesday, July 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jeff Iles, ISU Horticulture Department Chair, and Mark Shour, ISU Extension & Outreach Entomologist, will lead the meeting and answer questions.  The forum is free to the public and registration is not required to attend.

Sep
17
Thu
Garden Study School
Sep 17 @ 8:15 am – 4:15 pm

Gardening Study School, Course II, Series 11, sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, September 17(8:15 am.-4:15 pm.) and Sept.18 (8:15 am.-12:15 pm). Courses are open to the public and can be taken in any order. Topics will be Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Understanding Plant Diseases, Techniques for Growing Lawns and Alternatives, Container Gardening, How New Plants are Developed and Evaluated, Understanding Insect Diseases and a presentation sponsored by the Monarch Butterfly Consortium.  Testing is available to work toward the Gardening Study Consultant certificate. Master Gardeners qualify for 10 hours continuing education for the course. Price for the course is $40 and course plus exam $45. For information contact adamaelewis@gmail.com

 

2015 Garden Study School Agenda

Sep
18
Fri
Garden Study School
Sep 18 @ 8:15 am – 12:15 pm

Gardening Study School, Course II, Series 11, sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, September 17(8:15 am.-4:15 pm.) and Sept.18 (8:15 am.-12:15 pm). Courses are open to the public and can be taken in any order. Topics will be Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Understanding Plant Diseases, Techniques for Growing Lawns and Alternatives, Container Gardening, How New Plants are Developed and Evaluated, Understanding Insect Diseases and a presentation sponsored by the Monarch Butterfly Consortium.  Testing is available to work toward the Gardening Study Consultant certificate. Master Gardeners qualify for 10 hours continuing education for the course. Price for the course is $40 and course plus exam $45. For information contact adamaelewis@gmail.com

2015 Garden Study School Agenda

Oct
10
Sat
Plants and Their Stories with “Java” Joe McNally
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Have a delightful time sipping your coffee and walking the grounds with our own “Java” Joe McNally.  He will talk about the interesting plants that live at the Iowa Arboretum.  He will also answer your questions and refill your cups.

Members:  $10

Non-Members: $15