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Growing Season Summer Webinar Series

Event Details

June 16, 2016 5:30 AM — June 16, 2016 7:30 AM
Location: Dubuque County Library, Asbury Branch
5290 Grand Meadow Drive
Asbury, Iowa, 52002
Contact Name: Laura Klavitter
Email: klavitte@iastate.edu
Phone: 5635836496
Website: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/news/summer-webinar-series

Event Description

Three part series provides information on shade, trees and native garden insects

Dubuque, Iowa – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a summer webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about benefits of shade in landscape, tree problems and native garden insects. Two-hour webinars are scheduled at the Dubuque County Library, Asbury Branch for June 16th, June 30th, and July 14th.

Summer webinar topics include:

  • June 16th, 5:30pm – Got Shade? ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturist Denny Schrock will teach participants how to utilize shade plants in the landscape while focusing on plants native to Iowa
  • June 30th, 5:30pm – Getting to the Bottom of Tree Problems, with Lina Rodriguez-Salamanca, ISU Extension and Outreach plant pathologist and diagnostician with the ISU Plant and Insect Clinic. Participants will become familiar with some of the common symptoms of tree problems and learn what to keep an eye out for.
  • July 14th, 5:30pm – What’s all the Buzz About? Nathan Brockman is the curator of the butterfly wing of Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University. Attendees will learn about insects native to Iowa and what to do to increase the enjoyment of these six-legged garden visitors.