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Work nights for Master Gardeners are Wednesday evenings beginning at 4 pm. (Weather permitting)
Other Scheduled Work Dates or Important Dates in 2018:
April 28th, Saturday - Pond Clean up/Opening
April Date TBD - Tentative Garden Clean Up
May 4-6th - Plant Sale - Open to the public all 3 days.
May Date TBD - Pick up plants from the greenhouse
May Date TBD - Tentative Planting Day
May 23rd, Wednesday - Work Nights Begin and continue every Wednesday evening
June 6-8th - Pork Expo - No Free Admittance!
June 29th - July 1st - Good Guys Car Show - No free admittance!
July 4th - State Fair sign up begins, contact Jean Roe.
August 1st, Wednesday - Pre-Fair Celebration following work night.
August 5th, Saturday - Last day to enter fairgrounds without a pass.
August 9th-19th - Iowa State Fair
Discover Gardening at the Discovery Garden
is a series of educational talks presented to the public at no charge on scheduled Wednesday evenings in June and July beginning at 6:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). Remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket to sit on, stay for door prizes, AND feel free to wander through the Garden before you leave and enjoy the beauty.
May 30th - Shade Gardens - Marsha Leeper
June 13th - Beneficial Insects For Your Garden - Sadie Todd, Entomologist, Iowa Dept of Agriculture & Land Stewardship (IDALS)
June 27th - Grow Food Not Lawns - Jenny Quiner from the Dog Patch Urban Gardens in Des Moines