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LTG: Backyard Insects
August 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm$5
Master Gardeners of Greene County present
Learn to Grow in the Garden
Third Mondays, June 17 – October 21, 2019
6 PM – 7 PM
The Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO 65807
417-891-1515 or see mggreene.org
$5.00 per person per class, pay at the door
Registration begins at 5:30 PM
June 17: Deer Resistant Perennials for our Southwest Missouri Gardens
Oscar Cross, Hilltop Farms
Are you tired of your hosta becoming deer candy? Oscar will provide a short examination of a variety of selected native and nonnative perennials suited for our conditions.
July 15: Hydrangeas
Becky Nicholas, Landscape Designer, Wickman’s Garden Village
Join Becky for an exciting program all about hydrangeas. Becky will share her wealth of information about the types and care of these lovely bloomers. Becky’s programs are always informative and a fun addition to the Learn To Grow In the Garden Series.
Aug. 19 Backyard Insects
Kelly McGowan, Horticulture Specialist, MU Extension
Did you know that most insects are either harmless or even beneficial? In this class, you will learn about common backyard insects, tips to attract beneficial insects, and tips to control harmful insects using Integrated Pest management strategies.
Sept 16: Plant in the Fall, Bloom in the Spring
Pat Ware, Master Gardener of Greene County
Tired of daffodils, tulips, and crocus? Learn about more unusual bulbs like Snake’s Head Iris, Guinea Hen Flower, Schubertii Allium, and more.
Oct. 21: Winterizing Your Garden
Brenda Agee, Master Gardener of Greene County
Does your garden need a kick start for next spring? Come join Brenda as she gives tips on mulching, pruning, composting, and more to put your garden to bed for the winter.