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General Interest

Home & Garden

Online Learning

Home Maintenance

Get primed to protect your investment by properly caring for your home! Taught by expert plumbing instructor Tom Holm. Fee $25

Course topics:

  • Changing filter/fuses
  • Annual checkup checklist
  • Winterizing your house
  • How to run thermostat efficiently
  • Caulking
  • Preserving wood on a deck
  • Cleaning gutters
  • Electrical safety tips
  • Fixing leaky toilets
  • Cleaning and replacing shower heads

To register for the Home Maintenance class, call 712.325.3256 or email ce@iwcc.edu.

Start Your Own Edible Garden

Grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard! In this online course, you'll learn how to give your garden a healthy start and keep it growing strong all season. Whether you want to provide your family with nutritious food, save money, get some exercise, or just be more self-sufficient, this course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to be on your way to a successful harvest. A new section of each course starts monthly. All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. Register online at www.ed2go.com/iwcc.