Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden offers programs in March
From press release
Starting Plants From Seeds—Saturday, March 13, 9 a.m.-noon: Growing your own plants can be a cost-effective and fun activity for your family. Join Klehm Arboretum’s Horticulture Director John Moors as he shows you everything a first-time gardener needs to know about growing plants from seeds. He’ll discuss propagation, equipment needs, timing, lighting, transplanting and mail order resources that will help you grow strong, healthy plants. Cost: $16 non-members; $14 members.
Klehm Volunteer Rally—Saturday, March 13, 9 a.m.-noon, free: Cure your cabin fever by coming out to Klehm to learn about the many volunteer opportunities available. From hands-on tasks in the gardens and grounds to one-day help with one of Klehm’s special events, choose from an array of volunteer positions for individuals of all ages and abilities. Even a few hours a month will make a difference. If you have an interest, there’s a place for you!
Basic Vegetable Gardening—Saturday, March 27, 9 a.m.-noon: Join Klehm Arboretum’s Horticulture Director John Moors to learn the basics of creating a chemical-free and productive vegetable garden. Topics include amending your soil, organic pest control, composting, mulching, crop rotation and how to begin the transition from traditional to organic gardening.
Register online at www.klehm.org or call (815) 965-8146.
From the Mar. 10-16, 2010 issue
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