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.
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.
Mar. 30: Blackberries: Delicious, Nutritious, and Thornless!
Patrick Byers, Horticulture Field Specialist, MU Extension
Everyone can grow and enjoy blackberries. Learn how to choose the best cultivars, prepare a garden site for long term success and nurture this easy-to-grow fruit.
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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