National Garden Clubs, Gardening School: Course 1 – Series 13
When:
April 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
2019-04-11T08:00:00-05:00
2019-04-11T16:30:00-05:00
National Garden Clubs, Gardening School: Course 1 - Series 13

National Garden Clubs, Inc., GARDENING SCHOOL, Course 1– Series 13
Sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa
IOWA ARBORETUM, 1875 PEACH AVENUE, MADRID, IOWA
Located in the rural area between Madrid and Boone, IA
Open to the public
APRIL 11, 2019 (Thursday)
8:00-8:20 A.M. Coffee and Registration
8:20-8:30 Introductions, announcements and questions
8:30 –11:00 *BASIC BOTANY 2.5 hr
Aaron Steil, Assistant Director
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15 AM–12:45 P.M. *TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING OUTDOOR FLOWERS 1.5 hr
Yvonne McCormick, Extension Horticulturist
ISU Extension and Outreach Region 7
12:45-1:15 . LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch. Refrigerator & microwave available)
1:15 – 3:15 *SOILS 2.0
Lee Burras, PhD, Professor of Agronomy, Soil Scientist,
Agronomy Dept., Iowa State University
3:15-3:30 BREAK
3:30 -4:30 BUTTERFLIES OF IOWA
Anita Westphal, Butterfly Wing Assistant 1.0
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University

APRIL 12, 2019 (Friday)
8:15-8:30 A.M. Coffee and Registration
8:30 – 11:45 PLANT PROPAGATION 1.5 hr
Jessie Liebenguth, Landscape Horticulturist
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University
BREAK
PLANT PROPAGATION WORKSHOP 1.5 hr
Jessie Liebenguth, Landscape Horticulturist
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University
11:45 AM-12:15 PM LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch if testing)
12:15 -3:15 EXAM
*TESTED TOPIC, ALL OPEN BOOK TESTS
RECOMMENDED READING: The National Gardener magazine. Order on-line or by phone:
1-800550-6007
Master Gardeners may be awarded 1 hour CEU for each 1 hour class time.

Agenda GSS CI Series April 11 12 2019

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