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Free Gardening Classes

Tomato/ Tomahto- Growing Great Tomatoes
Jan Jefferson - Jefferson Greenhouse
Monday April 9 – Waterloo Public Library 7PM
Wednesday April 11 – Cedar Falls Public Library 7pm

How to Create the Prettiest! Containers! Ever!
Linda Manske - Corner Market & Greenhouse
Monday April 16 – Waterloo Public Library 7PM

Black Gold; Tips for Making your Own Compost
Pat Higby - Energy Education and Outreach Coordinator, UNI
Saturday April 28 – Waterloo Public Library - 10AM-11:30AM
Saturday April 28 – Cedar Falls Public Library - 1PM

What’s New in the Garden for 2018
Heidi Tietz-DeSilva – Petersen and Tietz Greenhouse
Tuesday May 1 – Cedar Falls Public Library 7PM
Monday May 7 – Waterloo Public Library 7PM

Gardening with Kids – Bring the Whole Family
Emily Samuelson - FoodCorps from ISU Extension
Saturday May 5 – Waterloo Public Library 10AM-11:30AM
Saturday May 5 – Cedar Falls Public Library 1-3PM

Growing Big Things in Small Gardens - Square Foot Gardening Basics
Sheila Sartorius - ISU Extension and Green House Manager
Tuesday May 8 – Cedar Falls Public Library- 7pm

Planning & Planting for Perfect Preservation
This class has been postponed until August.

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Black Hawk County Master Gardeners will be working with the Waterloo and Cedar Falls Public Libraries to present a new 2018 Gardening Series.  Local Master Gardeners and growing experts will be presenting live classes on a variety of gardening and growing topics.  These classes are FREE and open to the public.  There is no pre-registration and the public is Welcome to Attend!  Doors open at 6:45 each night with the classes starting at 7pm and run for about 1 hour with time for questions and answers.

Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 Phone: (319) 273-8643
Waterloo Public Library, 415 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701 Phone: (319) 291-4476

For more information contact:
Steven Eilers
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Black Hawk County
Urban Agriculture Specialist
319-234-6811
seilers@iastate.edu