Events Calendar

Sep
15
Thu
Garden Study School – Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa – Course IV – Series 11
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Gardening Study School, Course IV, Series 11, sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, September 15 (8:00 am.-4:00 pm.) and Sept.16 (8:15 am.- 12 pm). Courses are open to the public and can be taken in any order. Topics will be:  A New Garden for Iowa – Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Techniques for Growing Fruit, Tree Identification and Outdoor Identification of Plants, Home Irrigation Systems, Techniques for growing Woody Ornamentals, and Specialized Styles of Gardening.  Testing is available to work toward the Gardening Study Consultant certificate (12:45 pm to 3:30 pm – Sept. 16). Master Gardeners qualify for 10 hours continuing education for the course. Price for the course is $50 and course plus exam $55. For information contact adamaelewis@gmail.com

FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF IOWA  (FGCI)

                             GARDENING STUDY SCHOOL, COURSE IV – SERIES 11

                                            IOWA ARBORETUM, MADRID, IOWA

                                                  HUGHES EDUCATION CENTER

                                                           September 15-16, 2016

 

Open to the Public

 

SEPTEMBER 15,  2016 (Thursday)

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.              COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

8:20 – 8:30                      INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

8:30 –9:30                      A New Garden for Iowa- the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden  1.0 hr Stephanie Jutila,  President and CEO, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

 

9:30                                BREAK

9:45 – 11:15                   TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING  FRUIT                                   1.5 hrs

Diana Cochran, Dept. of Horticulture, ISU

11:15  a.m. – 12:15 p.m. HOME IRRIGATION SYSTEMS                                               1.0 hr

Daniel Strey, Research Associate/Turfgrass Specialist, ISU

12:15 –12:45                  LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

12:45-4:00                      *TREE IDENTIFICATION and OUTDOOR IDENTIFICATION OF PLANTS

Presentation and Exam following Tivon Feeley, Forest Health Program Leader, DNR          3.25 hrs

 

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 (Friday)

8:15 a.m.                        COFFEE

8:30 – 10:00                   *TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING WOODY                              1.5 hrs

ORNAMENTALS,

Brandon Miller, Graduate Assistant, Dept. of Horticulture, ISU

10:00                              BREAK

10:15 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.  *SPECIALIZED STYLES OF GARDENING                              2.0 hrs

Lynnette Carpenter, Horticulture Educator

12:15                              LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

12:45-3:30                      EXAM for today’s presentations

 

*SUBJECTS TO BE TESTED.

____________________________________________________________________________________

Gardening Study School IV, Session 11, Sept. 15-16, 2016, Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, IA (in the Hughes Education Center)   Coffee provided.

Recommended reading: The National Gardener magazine. Phone: 1-800-550-6007 to subscribe.

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

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FGCI Registration – Gardening Study Course IV, Series 11, SEPTEMBER  15-16, 2016

REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL TUES. SEPT 8. NO REFUNDS AFTER SEPT . 8.

WALK-INS ALWAYS WELCOME, BUT  HANDOUTS NOT LIKELY AVAILABLE.

NAME_____________________________________Your  FGCI Garden Club                              

ADDRESS________________________________________________ Are you a Garden Consultant?___                                                                                                                                                            

CITY, STATE, ZIP                                                                                                                             

TELEPHONE                                           E-MAIL ADDRESS                                                           

Unless checked, we use your e-mail to contact you with National Garden Clubs, Inc. information, including future Gardening Study Schools. _____

Class $50 ____  Class + test $55 ___   Class + refresher: $55 ___  MAKE CHECKS  PAYABLE TO Gardening Study School. MAIL TO 122 N. Russell Ave., Ames, IA 50010. Phone (515) 232-0608,

Sep
16
Fri
Garden Study School – Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa – Course IV – Series 11
Sep 16 @ 8:15 am – 3:30 pm

Gardening Study School, Course IV, Series 11, sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, September 15 (8:00 am.-4:00 pm.) and Sept.16 (8:15 am.- 12 pm). Courses are open to the public and can be taken in any order. Topics will be:  A New Garden for Iowa – Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Techniques for Growing Fruit, Tree Identification and Outdoor Identification of Plants, Home Irrigation Systems, Techniques for growing Woody Ornamentals, and Specialized Styles of Gardening.  Testing is available to work toward the Gardening Study Consultant certificate (12:45 pm to 3:30 pm – Sept. 16). Master Gardeners qualify for 10 hours continuing education for the course. Price for the course is $50 and course plus exam $55. For information contact adamaelewis@gmail.com

FEDERATED GARDEN CLUBS OF IOWA  (FGCI)

                             GARDENING STUDY SCHOOL, COURSE IV – SERIES 11

                                            IOWA ARBORETUM, MADRID, IOWA

                                                  HUGHES EDUCATION CENTER

                                                           September 15-16, 2016

 

Open to the Public

 

SEPTEMBER 15,  2016 (Thursday)

8:00 – 8:20 a.m.              COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

8:20 – 8:30                      INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

8:30 –9:30                      A New Garden for Iowa- the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden  1.0 hr

Stephanie Jutila,  President and CEO, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

 

9:30                                BREAK

9:45 – 11:15                   TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING  FRUIT                                   1.5 hrs

Diana Cochran, Dept. of Horticulture, ISU

11:15  a.m. – 12:15 p.m. HOME IRRIGATION SYSTEMS                                               1.0 hr

Daniel Strey, Research Associate/Turfgrass Specialist, ISU

12:15 –12:45                  LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

12:45-4:00                      *TREE IDENTIFICATION and OUTDOOR IDENTIFICATION OF PLANTS

Presentation and Exam following

Tivon Feeley, Forest Health Program Leader, DNR          3.25 hrs

 

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 (Friday)

8:15 a.m.                        COFFEE

8:30 – 10:00                   *TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING WOODY                              1.5 hrs

ORNAMENTALS,

Brandon Miller, Graduate Assistant, Dept. of Horticulture, ISU

10:00                              BREAK

10:15 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.  *SPECIALIZED STYLES OF GARDENING                              2.0 hrs

Lynnette Carpenter, Horticulture Educator

12:15                              LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)

12:45-3:30                      EXAM for today’s presentations

 

*SUBJECTS TO BE TESTED.

____________________________________________________________________________________

Gardening Study School IV, Session 11, Sept. 15-16, 2016, Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, IA (in the Hughes Education Center)   Coffee provided.

Recommended reading: The National Gardener magazine. Phone: 1-800-550-6007 to subscribe.

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

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

FGCI Registration – Gardening Study Course IV, Series 11, SEPTEMBER  15-16, 2016

REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL TUES. SEPT 8. NO REFUNDS AFTER SEPT . 8.

WALK-INS ALWAYS WELCOME, BUT  HANDOUTS NOT LIKELY AVAILABLE.

NAME_____________________________________Your  FGCI Garden Club                              

ADDRESS________________________________________________ Are you a Garden Consultant?___                                                                                                                                                            

CITY, STATE, ZIP                                                                                                                             

TELEPHONE                                           E-MAIL ADDRESS                                                           

Unless checked, we use your e-mail to contact you with National Garden Clubs, Inc. information, including future Gardening Study Schools. _____

Class $50 ____  Class + test $55 ___   Class + refresher: $55 ___  MAKE CHECKS  PAYABLE TO Gardening Study School. MAIL TO 122 N. Russell Ave., Ames, IA 50010. Phone (515) 232-0608,