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HORT:701 All About Herbs09/08-09/08  

Whether you have a few herbs in your yard or an extensive herb garden, learn how get the most for your effort in this one-night class. From starting to expanding an herb garden, you'll learn about soil conditions, fertilizing, and the optimal placement for growth. Come hear the best advice from Master Gardener "Mike" on how to plant, maintain, and harvest an herb garden. You'll also get tips on using herbs in and around your home as well as the best way to freeze and preserve herbs for future use. Bring a notebook and pen to class. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70106
  • Meeting Dates= 09/08-09/08
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:707 Fall Gardening for a Bloomin' Beautiful Spring09/12-09/12  

Have a bloomin' beautiful spring! Join local nursery owner, Nancee Kruscheck, as she discusses how to prepare your flowerbeds and gardens this fall for next spring. Learn the best bulbs and perennials to plant to achieve vibrant spring color and design impact; learn how to properly divide your perennials; and steps to take to prepare your gardens to withstand winter and come back greener and more lush than before. You'll be the envy of the neighborhood! Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70132
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-09/12
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:701 Grow Your Own: Mushroom Garden in a Bucket09/17-09/17  

*****NEW CLASS ADDED; NOT LISTED IN CATALOG****Wouldn't you like to pick your own quality mushrooms at the peak of freshness to use in your morning omelet or evening gourmet meal? Come discover how easy it is to "grow your own" in a compact bucket which can be used indoors or out. Class will begin with a short presentation on growing mushrooms and then you'll get hands-on experience assembling the bucket, growing medium and spawns to get the process started and take home. It's time to add mushrooms to your food garden list and start discovering the many opportunities that exist in your own home. Registration deadline 9/9. No refunds after this date. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201525 71103
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Science West Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:708 Hardy New Hybrids for Your Small Yard and Garden Spaces09/05-09/05  

*********CLASS WITHDRAWN************Fall is the best time to plant! Come discover some of the many new varieties of plants out on the market cultivated for smaller spaces in your yard. From small shrubs to perennials with more color and smaller sizes, join nursery owner and plant expert Nancee Kruscheck and you'll learn about how hardy these varieties are and where they will work best in your garden. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70131
  • Meeting Dates= 09/05-09/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Cancelled 
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:711 Landscape Basics: Plan Now for a Beautiful Spring09/26-09/26  

Do you need some tips for a great landscape? Get practical advice from nursery owner, Nancee Kruscheck, and learn how to lay out bed lines, about edgings, gravel vs. mulch, weed barrier vs. plastic, plants and spacing. Now is the time to devote your efforts to having a better landscape next season! Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70134
  • Meeting Dates= 09/26-09/26
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:719 Making More Plants: Propagation Made Simple09/19-09/19  

Make more of your favorite plants in this hands-on class. Learn some simple propagation methods. Watch local nursery owner and plant expert, Nancee Kruscheck, as she demonstrates how to take cuttings, root division, air layering and seeds, then try it yourself. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70824
  • Meeting Dates= 09/19-09/19
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:723 Pruning Basics10/03-10/03  

Proper techniques for pruning trees and shrubs are essential for the health of your plants and future growth. It's not difficult if you know the right techniques and timing. You'll also learn how to avoid spreading disease from tree to tree. Class will include an outdoor demonstration, so bring your pruners. Come learn hands-on from our nursery expert Nancee Kruscheck, who will also show you how to sharpen and clean your pruners and answer your questions. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201525 70135
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777