Scarecrows, Apples and Pumpkins are Garden Basics topic

Iowa State University Extension

Fall is a great time to decorate outdoors with scarecrows and other harvest/Halloween items. It is also a great time to enjoy apples and pumpkin food items! Come to this event to learn about making scarecrows and apple and pumpkin use/gardening tips! Mahaska County Master Gardeners will present a Garden Basic classes on Thursday October 18 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Auditorium, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa.

Garden Basics classes are local Master Gardeners presenting on a variety of gardening topics. Each one is an independent topic presented as a family friendly presentation. They are FREE, open to the public and for anyone wishing to learn about the topic. Prior registration is NOT required, but appreciated.

Mahaska County Master Gardeners are celebrating their fifteenth year. The local program organized after the county held their first training. The educational volunteer program, sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides current, research based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of Iowa through programs and projects. Master Gardeners receive horticulture training, and volunteer to promote a mission of education and service. The program is open to anyone 18 or older with an interest in gardening and a willingness to use their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on their local community.

More information about this and other horticulture events can be found at the Mahaska County Extension Office; 212 North I Street; Oskaloosa Phone 641-673-5841; and www.extension.iastate.edu/mahaska/yardgarden.htm.

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