Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Two Upcoming Garden Talks

I have two garden talks this week that each still have spaces open. I hope you can join me for one or both of them. Register ASAP to reserve your spot.

• Thursday, March 23, 2:00pm
Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring
Taught by Kathy Jentz, Editor/Publisher, Washington Gardener Magazine. Beginner to intermediate gardeners are often overwhelmed by the long spring to-do lists of garden tasks. This class will cover which chores are essential and which ones can you safely skip. Topics include cost-saving tips and tricks; the best plants for our region; how to give them a successful start on life, and soil preparation and testing. Fee: $22. This event will be held at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, MD. Register at http://www.montgomeryparks.org.

• Saturday, March 25, 10:30am
Can’t Fail Containers
Washington Gardener Magazine's Editor/Publisher Kathy Jentz shares tips on how you can grow beautiful garden containers. Learn what types of soil to use, pros and cons of different containers, and which plants perform well in our region. Kathy shows you the basics and goes into details of growing ornamental and edible containers while showing you styles and fashions in container gardening. $15/person. Register online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes using code 2902892901 or call 703-642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA.

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