Master Gardener home gardening series begins Jan. 3

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Condition College Extension and Outreach Learn Gardener plan will once more host the Property Gardening Webinar Collection, commencing in January and ending in March.

Intended for everyone who is intrigued in gardening or horticulture, the collection aims to inspire and educate. Throughout the collection, participants will hear from professionals at Iowa Point out, the University of Illinois, North Dakota State College, Polk County Soil and H2o Conservation District, and Reiman Gardens. The periods are free and open up to the public, while registration is required.

4 periods in January will go over edible matters like creating and working with cold frames, expanding microgreens within, developing and preserving herbs and planning an edible landscape.

Pruning is 1 of the most very sought-immediately after presentation subjects, so the month of February will be totally devoted to pruning. Each week, an specialist will deliver in-depth instruction on how to prune and care for shade, conifer and apple trees, as effectively as brambles, shrubs and vines.

In March, the sequence will conclude with two presentations about water utilization. On March 1, Ed Lyon, director of Reiman Gardens, will go over Cassian Schmidt model gravel gardens, which are drinking water-wise gardens that do not need continual watering at the time set up. March 8, reps from the Polk County Soil and Water Conservation District and Polk County Community Performs will depth rain gardens and rain barrels as approaches for landscapes with extreme water concentrations.

“The Household Gardening Webinar Series is for everybody, irrespective of gardening working experience,” stated Alicia Herzog, statewide Grasp Gardener coordinator with ISU Extension and Outreach. “The subject areas picked are dependent on study responses from very last year’s contributors and will enchantment to a broad array of viewers. This method has been a terrific results with our audience, and we glance ahead to bringing them another participating season.”

The series is an instructional option for present master gardeners, those people intrigued in getting to be learn gardeners and all those who just want to understand more about these topics.

Zoom registration for each and every webinar session is obtainable at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/mastergardener/webinar-series, or on the Iowa Condition University Master Gardener Fb webpage.

All webinars will be live with problem and response at the conclude. Participation is limited to the initial 500 attendees. For a lot more information, get hold of Alicia Herzog at 515-294-3627 or [email protected]