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HORT:701 All About Herbs06/16-06/16  

**** Class date changed from Wednesday 6/10 to Tuesday 6/16 **** Now is the time to plan for your summer garden! Learn how to 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 Certificate.Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60165
  • Meeting Dates= 06/16-06/16
  • 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
 
  Grow Your Own: Mushroom Garden in a Bucket06/30-06/30  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN ****Class rescheduled from 6/16 to 6/30****Wouldn't you like to pick your own quality mushrooms at the peak of freshness to use in your morning omelet or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 6/8. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist Certificate.Cost for adults 60 and over $19.50.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60499
  • Meeting Dates= 06/30-06/30
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor=  STAFF
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:708 Hot Summer Heat: Keeping Your Yard & Garden Alive06/13-06/13  

Keeping your yard and garden flourishing throughout a typical St. Louis summer is a challenge for all of us. In May and June our yards are lush and green, our gardens are blooming; then comes July and August with their intense sun and drought conditions. Join our gardening expert and nursery owner, Nancee Kruescheck, as she teaches you how to keep your plants and turf less stressed in our Midwest heat, humidity, water (lack of) and soils. Also, she'll talk about plants that like it here and do well in our area. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist Certificate.Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60118
  • Meeting Dates= 06/13-06/13
  • 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:709 Soil and Composting : Get the 'Dirt' on Successful Gardening06/09-06/09  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN*****The first step in successful gardening is working from the ground up. Join Master Gardener "Mike" Ochonicky to learn the "dirt" on successful gardening as she'll discuss easy to understand information on soil types, practical tips on preparation and the "how to" and benefits of composting for your home garden. A beneficial class for both beginning and experienced homeowners. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist Certificate.Cost for adults 60 and over $10.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60166
  • Meeting Dates= 06/09-06/09
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:701 Vegetable Gardening06/06-06/06  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***There's still time to get started to "grow your own" this summer! Learn tips for planting, maintaining and harvesting your own fresh veggies. Topics for discussion include raised beds, container gardening and more. Bring your questions for Nancee Kruescheck our gardening expert and local nursery owner. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist Certificate.Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201515 60158
  • Meeting Dates= 06/06-06/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777