Sharpen your garden knowledge by attending our series of Garden Walks and Talks. Presented by our panel of garden docents and experts, you will be sure to learn some new garden techniques or find out about some plants you'll want to add to your garden. Pick from our list of timely and fun garden presentations that will make your green thumb the envy of your neighbors.
Each Garden Walk and Talk is held on Saturday, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Park in lot E at no charge from 1 pm to 4 pm.
No reservations for the Walks and Talks are required. Simply meet at the garden entrance gate near the yellow classroom building (1800 building). The talk is free with a recommended donation to the garden of $3.00 per person.
Here is the 2014 Schedule of Walks and Talks:
||What's Buggin' You?
||Learn the names and control
measures of common insect pests
that "bug" your plants!
||How to Deal with your Garden Soil
||Bring in a margarine container of your garden soil and learn basic diagnostic tests and
ways to improve your "dirt".
||Make a Little Something for Mom
||Using plant and garden paraphernalia, create a
unique garden gift for Mom. This is a "kids" event but grown up kids are welcome!
||Collecting Seeds &
Cuttings for Propagation
|What fun wondering the garden with pruning shears and getting free cuttins and seeds to start new plants!
||Talking Fruit Trees
||Pick up tips on the best fruit trees to plant in your garden and how to prune and care for these food producers.
||Succulents Made Easy
||Bring a pottery container, no more that 6" across, and come home with a great succulent creatiion.
||Jazz in the Garden
||(Starts at 4 pm) Bring your own picnic dinner, a blanket, and lay out and enjoy some great jazz tunes.