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HORT:707 Fall Gardening for a Bloomin' Beautiful Spring09/13-09/13  

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!

  • Registration Code= 201425 70083
  • Meeting Dates= 09/13-09/13
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:708 Hardy New Hybrids for Your Small Yard and Garden Spaces09/06-09/06  

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.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70082
  • Meeting Dates= 09/06-09/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:701 Herb Gardening, Use and Preservation09/17-09/17  

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.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70187
  • Meeting Dates= 09/17-09/17
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 206
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:711 Landscape Basics: Plan Now for a Beautiful Spring09/27-09/27  

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!

  • Registration Code= 201425 70085
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-09/27
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:708 Making More Plants: Propagation Made Simple09/20-09/20  

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.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70084
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/20
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:723 Pruning Basics10/04-10/04  

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.

  • Registration Code= 201425 70087
  • Meeting Dates= 10/04-10/04
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 19.00
Call
314-984-7777