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A Seminar on Fruit Trees - Litchfield

$40

with Peter Montgomery

Calendar Nov 11, 2019 at 6 pm

The most common question asked in this seminar is:” Why don’t my apple trees have any apples?” Spend two evenings in this seminar and you will have your answer and know why and how to correctly prune and balance your tree back to health. If you are new to fruit trees: Start here. Bring a legal pad and a #2 pencil.

A Seminar on Fruit Trees - R1 HVRHS

$40

with Peter Montgomery

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 6 pm

The most common question asked in this seminar is “Why don’t my apple trees have any apples?” Spend two evenings in this seminar and you will have your answer and know why and how to correctly prune and balance your tree back to health. If you are new to fruit trees: Start here. Bring a legal pad and a #2 pencil. Class meets Sept 23, Monday and Sept 25, Wednesday

Adaptive Gardening - Watertown

$25

with William Fahy

Calendar Sep 30, 2019 at 6 pm

Don’t give up on the garden you love. If injury or arthritis has hindered you, learn about ways to modify your garden and the tools and gadgets you can use. Discussions include raised flower and vegetable beds, flowerpot and hanging gardens, even gardening with a friend or relative to share duties. Let’s make gardening fun again!

Art of Bonsai: Inspirations For Garden Design (NEW) - Litchfield

$20

with David Silver

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 6 pm

There is a misconception the art of bonsai is a specialized Japanese horticultural art form with no relationship to garden design. The truth is that bonsai design principles are universal design principles. An overview of the art of bonsai, bonsai display, and design elements in the Japanese garden will help the home gardener understand the basic concepts of Eastern design principles. This lecture shows how these design principles can be applied in conjunction. It is recommended, but not required, that participants attend “Taming of the Shrubs” class prior to this class.

Backyard BeeKeeping - Litchfield

$40

with Bill Domonell

Calendar Oct 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This introductory class is geared to those curious about honeybees and who may be considering starting hives of their own. Topics discussed will be honeybee behavior, cost, time commitment (by season), equipment and types of hives.

Will run

Fall Gardening & Putting The Garden To Bed (New) - Litchfield

$20

with Cathy Zbuska

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

If your garden is no longer in bloom come August, this is the class for you! Learn about some perennials and shrubs that bloom in August, September and October. See examples of some fall containers to get your creative juices flowing. Some examples of what a fall perennial garden could be will be shown. What tasks that have to be done in your perennial and vegetable beds, yard and lawn in order to get ready for the coming winter will be talked about as you go about winding down the gardening season.

Will run

Fall Gardening & Putting The Garden To Bed (New) - R7 Winsted

$20

with Cathy Zbuska

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm

If your garden is no longer in bloom come August, this is the class for you! Learn about some perennials and shrubs that bloom in August, September and October. See examples of some fall containers to get your creative juices flowing. Some examples of what a fall perennial garden could be will be shown. What tasks that have to be done in your perennial and vegetable beds, yard and lawn in order to get ready for the coming winter will be talked about as you go about winding down the gardening season.

Will run

Fall Gardening: Putting the Garden to Bed - Torrington

$20

with Cathy Zbuska

Calendar Oct 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

If your garden is no longer in bloom come August, this class is for you! Learn about some perennials and shrubs that bloom in August, September and October. See examples of some fall containers to get your creative juices flowing. Some examples of what a fall perennial garden could be will be shown. Discuss tasks that must be done as you wind down your yard and lawn for Winter.





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