National Garden Clubs, Inc., GARDENING SCHOOL,  Course 2 – Series 13

When:
September 12, 2019 @ 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
2019-09-12T08:15:00-05:00
2019-09-12T16:00:00-05:00

National Garden Clubs, Inc., GARDENING SCHOOL,  Course 2 – Series 13

Sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa

 IOWA ARBORETUM, 1875 PEACH AVENUE, MADRID, IOWA

HUGHES EDUCATION CENTER

Open to the Public
September 12, 2019 (Thursday)
8:15 A.M. COFFEE/TEA and REGISTRATION
8:30 – 10:30 *GROWING VEGETABLES 2.0 hrs
Ajay Nair, PhD, Associate Professor & Vegetable Extension Specialist, ISU
10:30 – 10:45 BREAK
11:15 – 12:15 RECENT BEHAVIOR & TRENDS IN PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURES
ACROSS IOWA 1.0 hr
Justin Glison, State Climatologist of Iowa
12:15 – 12:45 P.M. LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch)
12:45 – 2:15 TECHNIQUES FOR GROWING LAWNS/ALTERNATIVES 1.5 hrs
AJ Lindsey, Horticulture-Turfgrass Graduate Student, ISU
2:30 – 4:00 *GROWING FRUIT 1.5 hrs
Diana Cochran, PhD, Assistant Professor, Horticulture, ISU
September 13, 2019 (Friday)
8:15 A.M. COFFEE/TEA
8:30 – 11:00 *PLANT DISEASES & GARDEN PESTS, 2.5 hr
Part of class outdoors, bring examples of plant disease and insects.
Laura Iles, PhD. Co-Director North Central IPM Center and Director ISU Plant & Insect
Diagnostic Clinic
Donald Lewis, PhD. Professor and Extension Entomologist, ISU, Dept. of Entomology
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15 A.M. – 12:45 PM IRRIGATION & WATER 1.5
Moriah Bilenky, Horticulture Graduate Student, ISU
12:15-12:45 LUNCH (Please bring sack lunch if you are going to test.)
12:45-3:345 EXAM
*TESTED TOPIC, ALL EXAMS OPEN BOOK.
RECOMMENDED READING: THE NATIONAL GARDENER magazine 1-800-550-6007.
Master Gardeners may be awarded 1 hour CEU for each 1 hour class time. The two days will yield 10 hr.
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To register for the FGCI Registration – Gardening School Course 2, Series 13, Sept. 12-13,
2019, Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Avenue, Madrid, IA. Please complete the form below
REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL noon Sept. 7, 2019, NO REFUNDS AFTER Sept. 7, 2019.
WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS WELCOME, BUT NO HANDOUTS AVAILABLE
NAME (Only 1 name per form) _____________
ADDRESS
CITY, STATE, ZIP
TELEPHONE E-MAIL ADDRESS
NEW LAST COURSE ATTENDED___________________________________
NAME OF FGC(if a member)________________________________Master Gardener Y/N____
I do____ do not____ want a handout for this course.
Unless checked, we may use your name, address, telephone and e-mail above to contact you with
National Garden Clubs, Inc. information, including future Gardening Schools. _______
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Class $55 ________ Class + test $60 ___ Class + refresh_______$60. Refreshing is available only to
those who are already Gardening Consultants.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: GARDENING SCHOOL and mail to AdaMae Lewis, 122 N
Russell Avenue, Ames, IA 50010.


http://iowaarboretum.org/ for directions

 

For more information: Phone 515-290-3169  or E-mail adamaelewis@gmail.com