Polk County Master Gardeners

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County

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Gardening Education

Check out educational resources from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, attend an event, or join us in serving the community as a Polk County Master Gardener!

Learn about Gardening

Broaden your gardening skills and knowledge through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach research and resources. Whether it's through attending events, checking out social media, or browsing articles - whatever you want to know, we've got you covered! 

Upcoming events

    • 9 May 2022
    • 17 Oct 2022
    • 24 sessions
    • Demonstration Garden 3305 92nd Street Urbandale IA

    Come hangout at the garden and help maintain it! Early in the season planting and then general weeding, watering, and later in the season picking vegetables to donate to the food pantry. Don't have to be a Master Gardener to come help.

    • 15 Oct 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 1050 1st Ave. S. Altoona, IA 50009

    Enabling Garden will have their fall clean up on Saturday morning the 15th of October! 

Become a Master Gardener

Become a Polk County Master Gardener! Join our signature horticulture education program, and become a volunteer in our community! Master Gardeners receive advanced training in gardening and horticulture, and in exchange serve as volunteers in Polk County. Master Gardeners provide education to the public through many outlets. Learn more about the program today!

Contact Us
Office: 515-957-5768

ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County:
1625 Adventureland Dr.
Suite A | Altoona, IA 50009


This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.  

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