Spring Gardening Saturday

March 24, 2018 @ 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
$15 - $35

Start your landscape off on the right foot with Spring Gardening Saturday. At this day of workshops designed to introduce home gardeners to eco-friendly gardening solutions, you'll learn how to simplify gardening tasks, work with shade conditions, and sow plants that will come back each year. Register for all three sessions ($35) or just the ones you want ($15 each). The sessions are:

Gardening Naturally: First Steps
with Eileen Hazard
9:30-10:30 am
More info: http://tiny.cc/Gardening_Naturally

Eco-friendly gardening works with nature, not against it. Learn how to simplify your gardening tasks, maximize your soil's potential, and reduce water usage while supporting pollinators and local wildlife. Save time, energy, and resources using native plants to create beautiful, environmentally sound landscapes.

Shade-Loving Spring Perennials
with Nancy Bell
10:45-11:45 am
More info: http://tiny.cc/Shade_Loving

Become a successful shade gardener using versatile, easy-to-grow, spring flowering perennials. From heucheras to hydrangeas to ferns, discover native perennials that turn a shaded garden into a lovely sanctuary that will increase in beauty year after year.

Self-Seeding Surprises
with Eileen Boyle
12:30-1:30 pm
More info: http://tiny.cc/self_seeding

Some plants drop seeds at the end of their growing season, ensuring you another year of beauty. These are nature's gifts. No cost is involved, and they generally thrive with minimal car.e They pop up in unexpected places where other plants may not grow and can add a delightful, informal look to the garden. Learn how to harness the capacity of these multipliers as well as effectively edit them, and leave with a list of plants that are reliable self-sowers in our area.



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