Roses 101: Getting the Best Out of Your Garden Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Learn how to plant new roses, prune old ones, and prepare your garden for a spring explosion. All hands on deck! Be prepared for a hands on workshop by coming with pruners, gloves and lots of energy!
Victory Garden - Mondays, April 22 - September 16 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A season long, highly rated, weekly vegetable garden growing experience. Master Gardeners of Franklin County, led by Darl Hospelhorn and Linda Horst, will teach everything you need to know to grow great vegetables, beginning with spring garden preparation, and ending with the final fall harvest. Each Monday begins with a short class related to what is happening in the garden at that time. Participants will then work in the garden and be rewarded with a share of the harvest. Class meets from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. every Monday from April 22 to September 16 at the barn across the street from the Extension Office. The fee for the whole season is $40.00. Wear your garden clothes and bring your gloves. We will provide garden tools.
Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers! - Saturday April 27, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Located at the Master Gardener Clubhouse at the Horticulture Center Gardens. Join Master Gardeners Linda Horst and Sally Dallago for this hands-on “make and take” workshop on growing plants in containers. After learning the techniques, apply them by creating your own container. Cost for the workshop is $25.00. Plant material and container is included in the workshop price.
Tomatoes in the Home Garden - Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:30-8:30 – Master Gardener Ray Eckhart will share his enthusiasm and growing tips for his favorite Big Berry. Heirloom? Hybrid? Determinate? Indeterminate? What does it all mean? Come learn all about them and why Guy Clarke, John Denver, and others can boast, “Only two things that money can't buy - That's true love and home grown tomaters.”