Monday, September 09, 2013

Guide to Local Gardening Talk Series


I'm giving two different series of talks this Fall on Local Gardening. I hope you can join me for whichever one best fits your schedule and needs.
Guide to Local Gardening Series at the Cleveland Park Club in NW WDC
Whether you are new to gardening or have been a gardener for years, this three part series will teach you about our local gardening world and resources the DC Metro area. The class is taught by Kathy Jentz, Editor, Publisher and Founder of Washington Gardener. The three-part series is $60 for members and $80 for non-members.
Session 1: Regionally Adapted Plants - Monday, September 30th, 7:00-8:30 pm
Session 2: Local Gardening 102: Common Challenges and Frustrations - Monday, October 7th, 7:00-8:30 pm
Session 3: Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter - Monday, October 14th, 7:00-8:30 pm

See http://www.clevelandparkclub.org/en/Classes.html


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Local Gardening at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton MD
Local Gardening Resources and Sources
Thu, September 26, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Description: With Kathy Jentz, Editor/Publisher of the Washington Gardener For people who are new to gardening and gardeners who are new to the DC metropolitan area, learn about our local gardening world and resources. What annual garden festivals are worth attending? Which public gardens fit my needs? What are the best places to shop? Where do I find out more information? You will receive a special reference handout listing local gardening classes, shows, public gardens, web sites, garden books, and much more. Course # 248802 Fee: $18; FOBG: $15; registration required Visitors Center Auditorium Walk-ins welcome

Regionally Adapted Plants
Thu, October 3, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Description: With Kathy Jentz, Editor/Publisher of the Washington Gardener For people who are new to gardening and gardeners who are new to the DC metropolitan area, learn about our local gardening world and resources. Plants that have proven themselves in the Mid-Atlantic climate. Low-maintenance gardening is the goal of many of us in our busy lives and the key is planting the right plants for our local climate. We'll talk about some native plants, of course, but mostly we'll explore the tried and true plants that can take clay soil, deer, and/or periods of drought. Season-by-season, we'll share our favorite plants that excel in our local gardens. Course # 248803 Fee: $18; FOBG: $15; registration required Visitors Center Auditorium Walk-ins welcome

(skipping Thursday Oct 10)

Local Gardening 102
Thu, October 17, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Description: With Kathy Jentz, Editor/Publisher of the Washington Gardener For people who are new to gardening and gardeners who are new to the DC metropolitan area, learn about our local gardening world and resources. So you've been gardening for a few years, but still feel like there are some holes in your gardening knowledge that you'd like answers to? This class is for you. We'll take it to the next level and talk about local gardening challenges like poor landscape drainage, gardening on a slope, dealing with deer, planting in clay soil, and more. We'll examine case studies of local gardeners who have conquered these common garden challenges Course # 248804 Fee: $18; FOBG: $15; registration required Visitors Center Auditorium Walk-ins welcome
Details at: http://www.montgomeryparks.org/brookside/xperience.shtm

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