Second Saturday Morning Education Series with Joe McNally

Meet every month on the second Saturday for this fun and educational program taught by the Arboretum's own Horticulture Project Manager Joe McNally. This annual spring series was well attended last year and we are expecting full classes again. Sign up early so you can reserve a seat.

February 8 - Fruit Trees - Joe will tell you everything you need for selecting, growing and maintaining fruit trees in Iowa. Dress for inside and outside demonstrations. (9am to 11am)

February 9 - Pruning 101 and 202 - Join Joe McNally as he explores the fundamentals of tool selection and sharpening in the first hour of the class plus the concepts of pruning for form and structure. Dress for inside and outside demonstrations and be ready to prune. Joe suggests that you bring your own pruning tools (9am to 12 noon)

March 8 - Joe's Top Ten Trees and Shrubs and Water-wise Gardening - Joe will feature the latest and greatest trees and shrubs for the Iowa Garden. Also learn the techniques to water-wise gardening. (9am to 11am)

April 12 - Organic Vegetable Gardening - Joe will share his tips for growing a successful organic vegetable garden including discussion on composting and worm bins. (9am to 11am)

Fee: $10 for members and $15 for non members


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