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Events categorized as “Classes & Camps: Spring Gardening Mini-Series”

Mar
25
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

The Art of Gardening in the Shade

Stop envying your neighbor’s sunny garden and discover a wide variety of plants that thrive in shady gardens—from lovely perennials to flowering shrubs and annuals. Receive design tips and advice that will help you achieve a more beautiful and colorful garden.

Instructor

Ginny Pearce

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
25
5:30 pm 6:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

A New Spin on Old Favorites - New Perennials for 2014

End the confusion and see for yourself which new perennials truly are improvements over old favorites. Be inspired with ways to use them and receive practical advice that you can put to use right away. Door prizes will be given.

Instructor

Susan Martin

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
25
7:00 pm 8:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Sensational Summer Containers

Discover how to create stunning container gardens and learn how keep them gorgeous all summer long. Get ideas on ways add pizzazz while saving money by using shrubs and perennials that can be later planted in your garden. Get ideas for attractive pots that are also very durable.

Instructor

Sandi Miller

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
27
1:00 pm 2:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Think Outside the Plot: Grow Food in Containers

Rethink the traditional vegetable garden and discover how rewarding it is to grow your own vegetables, herbs, small fruits and edible flowers in containers. Discover the variety of containers available, from decorative pots and growing bags to hanging pouches. Follow a few simple steps to select the best varieties for success. Stacey’s new book, Edible Spots and Pots, will be released this spring. Everyone will receive a free plant.

Instructor

Stacey Hirvela

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
27
2:30 pm 3:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

What’s “Bugging” Your Garden?

Learn how to deal with the most damaging garden pests in our area, from Japanese beetles to white grubs. Receive tips on how to recognize the “good” bugs as well as the “bad” and learn about the most eco-friendly approaches. Discover fascinating facts about underappreciated bugs, such as walking sticks and praying mantises.

Instructor

Elly Maxwell

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Mar
27
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Right Tree, Right Space

Be a successful “matchmaker” and select the right tree for the right space. Discover trees that are perfect for small lots or spacious yards, those that thrive in different soil types, and trees that can be planted near your home and won’t damage walkways or septic systems. Also, learn about exciting new varieties with unique habits and attractive fruit.

Instructor

Dan Veresh

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
1
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Lawn Problems? Solved!

Discover the solution to the most frustrating lawn problems, from brown patches and weeds, to grubs and moles. Get practical advice on fertilization, irrigation and mowing that will help you achieve a great looking lawn while saving money.

Instructor

Kevin Hoezee

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
1
5:30 pm 6:45 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Conifers for Connoisseurs

Explore the exciting variety of conifers available, including new cultivars that come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. Learn how these “needled evergreens” can be used—as unique specimen trees, backdrops, screens, in rock garden plantings, and as accents in mixed garden borders. Steve will share his “Top Ten” and provide planting tips.

Instructor

Steve Smith

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
1
7:00 pm 8:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Garden with Confidence: A Gardener’s Checklist

Take the uncertainly out of important garden tasks, such as when to divide perennials, apply mulch, fertilize perennials, and prune. Receive a monthly checklist that will be indispensible to beginning gardeners and filled with professional tips, tricks and timesaving secrets for those with “green thumbs.” Discover tools that will make gardening tasks easier and more efficient.

Instructor

Grace Scott

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17
Apr
15
4:00 pm 5:15 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

“Greening” your Garden

Receive ideas for plants and designs that are water smart, pest free and low input! Brilliantly illustrated with a cavalcade of color images, this talk will inspire you to have a “greener” garden without sacrificing beauty.

Instructor

Rebecca Finneran

Cost

  • Members $12
  • Non-Members $17