Master Gardeners: Winter Seed Sowing in a Milk Jug

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  • 10/06/22
  • 6:30 p.m. to 7:30p.m. -
  • Free
  • All Ages
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  • Hobby

Event Description

Join the Linn County Master Gardeners at Ladd Library to learn about a different gardening topic each week.

Oct. 6: Winter Seed Sowing in a Milk Jug

Learn the easiest, cheapest way to grow native plants and other hardy plants, using the sun instead of grow lights. The milk jug protects them enough to give them a good head start.

Oct. 13: Celebrating Bearded Irises

Extend the iris bloom in your garden by growing bearded irises of all sizes. Many feature unusual color combinations. Bearded irises are great choices for smaller spaces or part shade gardens.

Oct. 20: Extending the Growing Season

Enjoy homegrown early tomatoes and pick fresh broccoli from the garden for the holidays! Learn clever ways the home gardener can extend Iowa’s growing season. Topics include utilizing cold frames, row covers, hoop houses, and other ingenious ideas to prolong your garden’s productivity.