Growing Along the River 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
at Scott Community College

Early Registration will open August 1 for $40
Register in September for $45

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The ISU Scott County Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners will present ‘Growing Along the River’ Focus on Fall, an all-day conference with presentations about landscaping and gardening. It is not too late to learn more about ‘putting your garden to bed’ and how to enhance and manage it this fall.

Joe Lamp'lThe 2018 Conference will feature Keynote Speaker Joe Lamp'l, National Television Host, Syndicated Columnist and Author. The conference also offers breakout sessions presented by professors, horticulturalists and local experts. The breakout sessions include:

  • Succulents for Every Garden
  • Weed ID & Management
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Herb Gardening
  • Smartphone Photography
  • Seed Selection & Preserving
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Soil Testing
  • Houseplants
  • Tree Identification
  • Pruning Woody Shrubs
  • Designing the Small Garden
  • Soil & Plant Relationships
  • Pruning Shade Trees
  • Vertical Gardening
  • Designing for Shade
  • 4 Season Mixed Gardens
  • Preparing the Garden for Winter
  • Garden Design Lessons from Magazines

What you learn at the conference may even help you take advantage of the end of season sales at the garden centers!  You can also find us on Facebook at ISU Scott County Extension and Outreach  or call 563-359-7577 for more information.