Posts With Keyword ‘Marion County Extension Office’

Garden Workshop Series Coming Back to Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Extension Office will once again be hosting a lawn and garden workshop series this spring.

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Local Groups Work Together to Find Solutions

Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Cooperation between four area groups is helping to solve some flooding issues at the Bessie Spaur Butterfly Garden.

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Extension to be Closed As They Move

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 at 5:24 am

The Marion County Extension Office will closed this Friday, the 21st and next Monday, the 24th.

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Extension Office Will Change Locations

Posted: Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Extension office will be relocating this fall.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Marion County Master Gardeners

Posted: Thursday, August 18th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley about the upcoming Marion County Master Gardener classes.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Garden Care

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley and Dale Miller, both with the Marion County Extension Office, about garden care.

Garden Tips for Heat Wave

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The recent heat wave has also impacted lots of gardens and trees in the area.

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Iowa Master Gardener’s Class Series Continues Today

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Master Gardener’s summer class series continues today.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – 4-H and the Marion County Fair

Posted: Friday, June 24th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Mindy Kephart, the Youth Coordinator at the Marion County Extension Office, about the upcoming Marion County Fair and 4-H in general.

Iowa Master Gardner Program Continues

Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Master Gardner program is continuing their summer class series titled “Garden Natives and Invasives” on Tuesday, June 28.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – June 13, 2011 – Karen Ackley (June 13, 2011)

Posted: Monday, June 13th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On Today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley, with the Marion County Extension Office, about the upcoming Marion County Photo Contest.

Tree Planting and Care Tips in Time for Arbor Day

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Friday is Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

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Morel Mushrooms Should Appear Soon

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With all the rain we’ve had lately and temperatures on the rise, it’s about that time for morel mushrooms to appear and hunters are already on the lookout.

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Container Gardening Course Today at the Extension Office

Posted: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

The Marion County Master Gardeners and ISU Extension Office continue their free spring workshops this weekend.

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Free “Gardening 101″ Class Today

Posted: Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Are you thinking about starting your first garden this spring or maybe you’re a seasoned gardener looking for some extra tips on getting the best results?

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Spring Lawn Care Tips from the Marion County Extension Office

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Unusually high temperatures, a good amount of sunshine and some rain in recent weeks has turned grass back to green and caused it to grow quickly, though residents are encouraged to not cut grass too short.

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Master Gardeners Host Composting Class and Sale Today

Posted: Saturday, April 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Marion County Extension Office and the Marion County Master Gardeners is offering resident an opportunity to reduce waste and improve the quality of their soil at a large discount this weekend.

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Extension Office to Offer Composting Machines and Tips

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:24 am

The Marion County Extension Office and the Marion County Master Gardeners is offering resident an opportunity to reduce waste and improve the quality of their soil at a large discount next month.

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Extension Office’s Spring Workshop Series Kicks Off Today

Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Marion County ISU Extension Office and Master Gardeners kick off their free Spring Workshop Series today.

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Extension Office to Offer Free Spring Workshops

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Marion County Extension Office will once again be offering free spring workshops this year.

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