>Go back to school in March!

>We have some great classes happening in March here in Austin sponsored by the Travis County Master Gardeners. Here’s the skinny…

How to Grow a Great Lawn
Saturday, March 14, 2009
10am-Noon
Zilker Botanical Garden

With Spring just around the corner, it’s a great time to learn about growing a healthy lawn. Master Gardener Susan Decker teams up with Denise Delaney from the City of Austin’s GrowGreen program to give you the latest information on the care and feeding of your lawn. Topics will include choosing the right turf for your site, irrigation, fertilization, proper mowing technique, and disease diagnosis and treatment. This class is free and does not require reservations.

Growing a Spring Vegetable Garden
March 18, 2009
7pm-9pm
Zilker Botanical Garden

Enjoy juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, and delectable green beans straight from your garden. Baskets of okra and armloads of squash can be grown in your garden! Learn how to plant and maintain a spring vegetable garden from Master Gardener Patty Leander, who will share her expertise on vegetable varieties that perform well in Central Texas, recommended planting times, and composting. This seminar is loaded with basic facts and helpful ideas, useful to both new and experienced vegetable gardeners. This seminar is free, open to the public and does not require reservations. Please arrive early as this is one of our most popular seminars.

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One thought on “>Go back to school in March!

  1. >I forgot to sign up for the Master gardener’s training…they offer it once a year at the very worst time of the year….whine, whine! So I miss out on all the training classes they offer year round! Next January /for sure!gail

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