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Gearing up for Gardening

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Start your new year by getting into the mood for gardening!  The annual Gearing Up for Gardening lecture series stats on January 10.  Every Tuesday through February at 12:10 pm in the Library’s Main Meeting Room there will be entertaining and informative programs to get your green thumb tingling.  OSU Master Gardeners, Linn-Benton Community College Benton Center, and the Library collaborate on this popular series with features knowledgeable local experts.  Bring your lunch and a friend, and enjoy!

  • Jan. 31     “From the Ground Down”  How to have good soil. Jeff Cope, Accredited Organic Land Care Practitioner, Grow Green Lawn and Garden Care Co.
  • Feb. 7       “Heavenly Hellebores” Learn about these winter garden gems. Ernie & Marietta O’Byrne,  Northwest Garden Nursery
  • Feb. 14     “SOS – Save Our Species”   Learn about the threat of invasive plants, how to identify and control them.  Heath Keirstead, Benton Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Feb. 21    “Not Tonight Deer”   How to design plant combinations to thwart deer. Lee Powell, Landscape Architect, Garland Nursery
  • Feb. 28     “There’s No Place Like Home”  How to care for houseplants. Lynette Shonnard, Shonnard's Nursery

Andrea Zigler
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