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HORT:701 All About Herbs06/14-06/14  

There is still time to get your summer herb garden started. 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 program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60180
  • Meeting Dates= 06/14-06/14
  • 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:714 Container Gardening06/16-06/16  

No room to plant a large garden? Problem solved with Container Gardening! Join Master Gardener, Mike Ochonicky, and learn the basics of how to select containers, choose plants, plant and maintain flowers, veggies and herbs in a contained space. Suggestions for plant combinations will also be discussed. Make the best of the area you have to create visually appealing and functional surroundings. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60182
  • Meeting Dates= 06/16-06/16
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:711 Good Gardening with Mike Miller06/08-06/08  

Join KMOX "Garden Hotline" expert and landscape consultant, Mike Miller, as he shares landscaping advice to help you make the best decisions-from start to finish- in the design and maintenance of your outdoor setting. This is your chance to ask questions, give comments and interact with others in the community with gardening tips, tricks and ideas. Class will be held outdoors to showcase examples. Dress appropriately for the weather. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $13.00.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60166
  • Meeting Dates= 06/08-06/08
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
HORT:708 Hot Summer Heat: Keeping Your Yard & Garden Alive06/18-06/18  

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 program. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60178
  • Meeting Dates= 06/18-06/18
  • 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:711 Small Yard Landscape and Gardening06/11-06/11  

Do you live in a home with a small yard for landscaping and gardening? Get your green thumb ready and explore ornamental species and hybrids of plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables, and herbs designed for small spaces. You'll learn to use color, vertical design, foliage and texture to make your small yard into a show-stopping, attention-getting focal point for you to enjoy. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60177
  • Meeting Dates= 06/11-06/11
  • 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:723 The 'Other' Part of Gardening: Care and Maintenance of Flowers & Shrubs06/25-06/25  

Powdery mildew taking over your plants? Are your roses in need of deadheading? What's "bugging" your greenery and shrubs? Why are your plants not flowering? Learn how to maintain vigorous plants that continue to thrive throughout the season. With regular maintenance, you can keep your plants looking their best. Nursery owner Nancee Kruescheck will teach you "tips and tricks" on feeding, pruning and dealing with common pests and diseases. Bring your questions to class for this informative session. Course meets the curriculum requirements for the Master Naturalist program. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201615 60179
  • Meeting Dates= 06/25-06/25
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= Nancee Kruescheck
  • Fees= $ 25.00
Call
314-984-7777