ISU Extension

Phone:641-673-5841

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mahaska County
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Upcoming events

  • March 18, 2021 6:00 PM - March 18, 2021 7:30 PM

    Are you a beginner to vegetable gardening or a gardener who wants to learn more?  Seed to Supper is a series of educational presentations about vegetable gardening being offered by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners, free and open to the public.  Due to COVID restrictions, it will be offered at 6 pm by zoom, with recordings available after the event.

    The ISU Extension and Outreach publications covering the basic vegetable gardening topics will give the gardener the information needed to grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.  Participants are not required to attend/watch all four sessions.

    Dates and topics for Mahaska County’s Seed to Supper are:

    • February 4 Planning your vegetable garden
    • February 25 Healthy Soil (Compost & Mulch)
    • March 18 Planting and Caring for your garden (including container gardening)
    • April 8 Caring and Harvesting your garden (including recipes)

    To register for the zoom call Mahaska County Extension Office 641-673-5841 or email Suzette Striegel (striegel@iastate.edu) by Noon the day before.  Those who register will receive a zoom link and handouts. 

    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. 

     

  • April 8, 2021 6:00 PM - April 8, 2021 7:30 PM

    Are you a beginner to vegetable gardening or a gardener who wants to learn more?  Seed to Supper is a series of educational presentations about vegetable gardening being offered by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners, free and open to the public.  Due to COVID restrictions, it will be offered at 6 pm by zoom, with recordings available after the event.

    The ISU Extension and Outreach publications covering the basic vegetable gardening topics will give the gardener the information needed to grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.  Participants are not required to attend/watch all four sessions.

    Dates and topics for Mahaska County’s Seed to Supper are:

    • February 4 Planning your vegetable garden
    • February 25 Healthy Soil (Compost & Mulch)
    • March 18 Planting and Caring for your garden (including container gardening)
    • April 8 Caring and Harvesting your garden (including recipes)

    To register for the zoom call Mahaska County Extension Office 641-673-5841 or email Suzette Striegel (striegel@iastate.edu) by Noon the day before.  Those who register will receive a zoom link and handouts. 

    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.