Master Gardener News

Plant Sales!

You can find good plants for your garden and excellent advice on how to select and care for them at your local Master Gardener plant sale. Fourteen plant sales are already listed with more to be added.  See the Master Gardener Plant Sale list on the Iowa Master Gardner website.

Summer Webcasts

The Iowa Master Gardener program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a trio of Growing Season webcasts this summer. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about insects, tree care, organic vegetables, composting and growing roses.  The two-hour webcasts will be shown at ISU Extension and Outreach county offices. Contact a county office for dates and times. The webcasts are free of charge and open to anyone who may be interested.


  • Insect Update and Tree Care
  • Local Bees and Organic Vegetables 
  • Compost 101 and Growing Roses

More details are available in the Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Yard and Garden news release from April 27, 2018.


Links to this article are strongly encouraged, and this article may be republished without further permission if published as written and if credit is given to the author, Yard and Garden, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. If this article is to be used in any other manner, permission from the author is required. This article was originally published on April 27, 2018. The information contained within may not be the most current and accurate depending on when it is accessed.