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Gardener's Day


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The 2018 Calhoun, Cass, Greene, Morgan & Scott County Gardener's Day will be Saturday, March 24 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Morgan County Extension Office, 104 N Westgate Ave., Jacksonville.

Morning (9am – noon) $5 registration:

Critter Control
Moles, voles, rabbits…..nature is great when they’re not eating your flowers or making a mess of your lawn or house. Extension Educator Duane Friend will discuss how to manage critters so their damage is stopped or minimized.

Invasive Plants
Learn to identify common invasive species of plants and species of concern, and explore some suitable alternatives for your landscape.

Pruning Trees and Shrubs
Pruning is an important task in our landscapes that is often overlooked. Learn the basics of pruning from why you should, to how to go about doing it.

Lunch with the MGs (noon – 1 pm)

Afternoon (1pm – 3pm) $10 registration:

Kokedama, or poor man's bonsai, is a method of container gardening. Also known as string gardening, you will learn how to, and get the chance to create your own floating flower ball.