MASON CITY — The 10th annual gardening seminar, “Come Bloom with Us,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at North Iowa Area Community College.
The event offers participants an opportunity to learn from educators and local gardening specialists and get an early start on the gardening season in North Iowa.
Gardeners can attend workshops offered on different subjects ranging from creating garden spaces for butterflies, attracting birds to your back yard, landscaping, bees and their habitat and lilies.
Presenters include: Aaron Steil, Rieman Gardens; Barbara Ronningen, North Star Lily Society; Pat Ennis, Spring Valley Honey; Ellen Montgomery, The Basic Birder; and Jeff Otto, Otto’s Oasis.
Market Street will feature garden-related business displays. Participants have an opportunity to learn about North Iowa gardening businesses and make purchases.
The seminar is sponsored by North Iowa Area Community College in cooperation with Iowa State University Master Gardeners.
The $29 fee includes a noon lunch.
Reservations are taken at 888–466-4222 ext. 4358 or 641-422-4358. If you have any questions, you may call Carol Peterson at 641-923-2252.