Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Master Gardeners Workshops

As you may know Master Gardeners Workshops are conducted over at The University of Delaware ag complex on Rt9. They have a demonstration garden with a big open house on July 16th and they have workshops to help you garden. Pre-registration is required so contact Tammy Schirmer at 856-2585 ext 544.

Those workshops open in the next couple of months are listed below;


Planning/Journaling in the Garden Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 11:00 a.m., Meeting Room 3
Presented by Jessica Clark.

A Garden journal can add to your gardening success and enhance your enjoyment of your gardening activities. Discover how creative you can be with the written word. Weather permitting; we will explore the Demonstration Garden for inspiration. You can feel free to share your writings or write only for your benefit. Bring a notebook, some photos of your garden and some ideas.


Children Planting the Children’s Garden
Saturday, May 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m., Held in the Demonstration Garden.
Presented by Chris Henderson.

Children will work with the Master Gardeners to plant seeds and seedlings in the Children's Garden area and learn about theme gardens. Ages 5-11, accompanied by an adult, limit 20 children.


Five- Minute Flower Arranging
Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Meeting Room 3
Presented by Lisa Arni.

Watch our instructor make floWer arrangements in 5 minutes - no rules, just fun with flowers! Several quick and easy flower arrangements will be demonstrated (not hands-on) using flowers and other elements from the garden.


Photographing Your Garden
Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 2:00 p.m., Meeting Room 3
Presented by Bobbie Ranney.

Whether you want to document development of your own garden, capture the essence of gardens you visit in your travels or take close-up pictures of your favorite flowers, you will gain insights that will enable you to take garden photos that look like they were taken by a professional. Bring your camera and we will go out to the Demonstration Garden to practice.


You Just Have to Look!
Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Meeting Room 3
Presented by Brent Marsh.

The insects in your backyard are just as exciting as the wild animals in the jungle, but because they’re so small, you just have to look. Grownups, kids, and grandkids will enjoy this lively presentation. We’ll end up with a safari outside to our Demonstration Garden. Bring the kids and grandkids, or come by yourself.

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