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Green Thumb Educational Series
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm| Free
March 11: Lawn Care and Lawn Alternatives
Join us to learn about the basics of keeping your lawn lush and green, as well as how to cut down on the time you spend mowing and caring for it. We’ll discuss soil testing – how, when and why to do it – timing and types of fertilizers, weed and pest control, and alternatives to grass that are easier to care for and still look great.
March 18: More Landscaping Tips & Tricks
Ready to tackle that big project in your yard? Join us for a continuation of our landscaping conversation, when we’ll get into more advanced topics to help you turn your yard into your dream space. Steve Hahne, will be back to talk about tasks you can do yourself, and when you might want to bring in the experts.
March 25: Landscaping is for the Birds!
Master Gardener, horticulturist and birder Dan Sparks-Jackson will discuss plant selection for gardens designed to benefit local bird populations. He’ll talk about plants with berries as one aspect of the food web and the importance of native foliage, which turns into critical bird baby food. He will also provide information on birdseed choices, bird feeder placement, cover foliage and ways to provide fresh water for birds in your yard.