Category Archives: Public Education Events

Revised April 2020 Public Education Events

VCE-MGNV Virtual Classroom public education events for April and May 2020 are online and open to all.

❦ Vegetable Garden Design for Success
❦ Tomato Love
❦ Safely Enjoy the Outdoors Despite Mosquitoes and Ticks
❦ The Art of Composting: How to Make Your Own Black Gold
❦ Outdoor Container Gardening: Basics and Beyond Continue reading

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February 2020 Public Education Events

The February 2020 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.

This month’s offerings include
❀ How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights
❀ Planning An Edible Landscape
❀ Seeds: Selecting and Starting
❀ Introduction to Slovenian AŽ Hive Accessible Urban Beekeeping
❀ Build Healthy Soil and Manage Water in Your Yard
❀ Spring Lawn Care, and
❀ Winter Pruning for Woody Plants Continue reading

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Gardening for Pollinators – A Redesign of the Glencarlyn Pollinator Bed

Garden Talks in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden

Learn from Extension Master Gardener interns how they designed and installed a trellis and selected native plants to serve as nectar and host plants for a variety of pollinators in the renovation of the Pollinator Bed at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden. Continue reading

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November/December 2018 Public Education Events

Get ready for the coming seasons with Extension Master Gardeners!
Register for these classes in November & December – Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them; Putting Your Garden to Bed; Gardening to Attract Wildlife in a Yard of Any Size and The Edible Oasis: Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards.

The Extension Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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