OSKALOOSA — Come learn about growing Heirloom tomatoes at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mahaska County Extension Office, 212 N. I St., Oskaloosa. Susan Gilland and Linda Spears, Master Gardeners, will be the presenters. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.
Spears has grown heirloom tomatoes for more than five years, growing more than 100 plants of 15 varieties. She has sold her tomatoes at Oskaloosa Hy-Vee. Gilland has grown Heirloom tomatoes since 1999. During these years, she has grown more than 100 different varieties. Susan has presented about heirloom tomatoes in the past, including at the 2009 All Iowa Hort Expo.
For more information about this or other horticulture programs, call the MCEO at 641-673-5841 or email Suzette Striegel, Mahaska County Extension horticulturist, at email@example.com.