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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:
April 6th, Saturday - Pond Opening
May 15th, Wednesday - Official Planting Day
May 22rd, Wednesday - Work Nights Begin
June 23rd, Saturday - Polk County Master Gardeners Garden Tour More Info
July 9th - State Fair sign-up begins, contact Jean Roe.
July 31st, Wednesday - Pre-fair celebration following work night.
August 54th, Sunday - Last day to get into fairgrounds without a pass.
August 8th-18th - 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 6:30 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 29nd - RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 22ND! Larry Skellenger, MG and Floriculture Superintendant for the State Fair will present on "Floriculture for the State Fair"
June 12th - Gail Orcutt, MG, will talk about Radon.
June 26th - Marcia Leeper, Coorporate Gardener, will tell us about "Container Gardening"
July 10th - Angela Tedesco, Turtle Farms, will educate us on "Organic Gardening"