February 10 - March 30
6 pm – 7 pm
Springfield Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield MO 65807
$5.00 per person per class, pay at the door
Registration begins at 5:30 pm
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coupons to bring a friend FREE
. Coupons will be sent in
for that particular class and so that they can be printed out easier or you can use your phone and show us the email at the door.
Limit one per person per class.
Feb 10: These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things: Edibles in the Garden
Mark and Renae Bernskoetter, Master Gardeners of Greene County
Veggies, fruits and herbs. Things we have grown and repeated. Things we tried and will not try again. Tips, suggestions and true life stories about growing food in your garden.
Soil Health for the Home Gardener
Kelly McGowan, Horticulture Specialist, MU Extension
No other factor affects plant health like healthy soil. Learn some basics of soil health and what you can do to be “soil friendly” to our greatest natural resource.
Dish to Dirt Home Composting
Ashley Krug, Market Development Coordinator, Department of Environmental Service, City of Springfield
Join us for this comprehensive program to learn how to compost food scraps and yard waste in our own backyards using a closed system composter.
Mar. 2: Sustainable Lawn Care
Joe Fearn, Head Groundskeeper, Drury University
The typical modern American lawn is the dominant component in most residential landscapes and demands significant time and resources. As an avid pursuer of sustainability, Joe feels that any yard can be managed to decrease resource consumption like water and fertilizer while still achieving satisfactory results. Joe combines extensive training and experience to promote a new landscaping approach.
Herbs on Your Plate and In Your Glass
Jana Belk, Master Gardener of Greene County and President of Springfield Area Herb Society
Joanie Bass, Communications Chair, Springfield Area Herb Society
These herb enthusiasts will share how to grow and what to do with your bounty of culinary herbs, including making refreshing teas and other beverages.
Mar. 16: A Year in the Life of a Beehive
Caroline Griesemer, Master Gardener of Greene County
Ever wonder what the bees are doing when our gardens are sleeping? This presentation explores the lifecycle of this very important pollinator.
Mar. 23: Pollinator Gardens: Build It and They Will Come
Jessie and Carl Haworth, Missouri Master Naturalists, Springfield Plateau Chapter
The creation and maintenance of habitat for native pollinators. Native plants can be beneficial and beautiful at the same time. Attract native pollinators such a bees, butterflies and other insects while planting and propagating beautiful native flowers, shrubs and trees.
If Springfield Public Schools are canceled due to inclement weather, our PSU classes will also be canceled and rescheduled for a later date.
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