Garden Talks at the Learning Center

Enabling GardenEvery summer the Enabling Garden hosts a series of garden talks at the George Washington Carver Learning Center in Altoona, IA.

The learning center is a large, open air shelter near the main entrance of the Enabling Garden.

1050 1st Ave S, Altoona, IA 50009.

Garden talks are free and open to the public. The center is wheelchair accessible with accessible parking. There is some seating, but feel free to bring your own chair.


Garden Talk Schedule for 2019


Barry’s Choice

May 28, 2018  6:30pm  Tuesday

Barry Laws, Quilted Gardens Nursery

Good Bugs/Bad Bugs in the Home Garden

June 25, 2019  6:30pm  Tuesday

Dr. Donald Lewis, Iowa State University

A Mid-summer Stroll Through the Enabling Garden

July 9, 2019  6:30pm

Dr. Jeff Iles, Iowa State University

Intro to Bonsai

August 27, 2019  6:30pm

Cat Nelson

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

September 24, 2019  6pm

Melanie Louis

More Events at the Enabling Garden

Garden Talks at Other Gardens by Polk County Master Gardeners

Garden talks are presented during the growing season at all three Polk County MG gardens. They are free and open to the public.  Join us for talks at all three gardens in 2019!

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