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January 2018

Cancelled: Smart Gardens & Landscaping: Composting

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This program has been cancelled. Composting is the natural process by which plant material decomposes. Providing your garden soil with a supply of compost adds organic matter and encourages the growth of beneficial microbial life in the soil which is beneficial to your plants. In this workshop we will give a “quick and dirty” overview of the science of composting and then cover composting benefits and tips, compost materials, composting systems and general maintenance practices for your compost system. $10…

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Cancelled: Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Growing Plants from Seed

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This Program has been cancelled. One of the most enjoyable activities in all of gardening is growing a plant from seed. Winter is the time to start planning for the coming spring, and January is a good month to place orders for seeds from catalogs. Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn about plant seed selection, seed treatments, potting mixes, containers, light and temperature requirements, and seeding methods. We will supply the materials, and you will take home seeds…

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February 2018

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Planning Your Edible Ornamental Garden

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Growing food is fun and rewarding. February is the month you want to plan your garden and start seeds of cool season vegetable plants indoors. This workshop provides information you need to plan a successful harvest. We will cover plant and site selection, garden design, site preparation, labeling and the care and maintenance of your garden $10 Members; $15 Non-Members Advanced registration and payment required. Registration due by Wednesday, February 14

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Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Fruit Trees and Shrubs

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Growing fruit and nut trees and/or a berry patch at home can be both fun and rewarding. Many varieties grow well in the state of Kentucky. You will learn to plan, care for, and harvest from your edible landscape for years to come. $10 Members; $15 Non-Members Advanced registration and payment required. Registration due by Wednesday, February 14

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