Pack your lunch and join us in our garden setting for casual, informative programs. Classes will be held the third Tuesday of the month. It is an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately for the weather. Programs are an hour-long beginning at 12 noon.
Classes are FREE and open to the public as part of our community education sponsored by the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks.
Brown Bag Lunch Series Schedule - 2017
APRIL 18 - TOOL SHARPENING WORKSHOP
Tools, Tools, Tools…learn how to keep them sharp and the design purpose of each tool.
MAY 16 - FRUGAL GARDENING -- DIRT TO SOIL
Alice Troyke, Master Gardener
For the person that would like to establish a garden without spending a lot of money. Changing clay, dirt, rocks and weeds into viable soil.
JUNE 20 - CHOOSING THE RIGHT FERTILIZER
Will Knuckles, Agronomy Asst.
Learn what, how and when to apply fertilizers to any gardening project from hanging baskets to lawn and gardens.
JULY 18 - GROWING ROSES IN THE OZARKS
Bill Greet - Master Gardener
Bill will discuss the choices and challenges of growing roses in this area. Ask your questions on rose issues. Yikes! Japanese Beetles….
AUGUST 15 - DIRTY DOZEN & CLEAN 15
Marie Ewing - Master Gardener
Do you know the pesticide level of the foods you buy in the grocery store? This session will help you make healthier decisions with your grocery dollar. It may even help you choose what to grow yourself rather than rely on commercial farms.
SEPTEMBER 20 - VEGETABLES FOR YOUR FALL GARDEN
Sherry Drinkall, Master Gardener
Upcycle your flea market finds into some unique garden décor. Sherry will share her creative ideas on how to repurpose our junk! We might even have a make it / take it project for you.
OCT 17 - LOCAL GARDENS TO VISIT
Master Gardeners will share their favorite gardens you may not be familiar with. From Long Creek Herbs to the Veterans Garden, learn locations and information to plan your next road trip.