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Garden Talk

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Date

Add to Calendar 2021-01-06 19:00:00 2021-02-10 20:30:00 Garden Talk UMN Extension educator Robin Trott will lead 60- to 90-minute weekly sessions on Zoom. The first webinar will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021, with more following each week on the same day and time. Webinars start at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Jan 6: Garden planning at its best Jan 13: Everything  you always wanted to know about starting seeds Jan 20: Gardening from the ground up Jan 27: Indestructible houseplants Feb 3: Adding whimsy to your garden Feb 10: Tussy mussies and nosegays: The language of flowers America/Chicago public

Time

Location

Webinar series

Contact

Robin Trott, Extension educator
trot0053@umn.edu or 320-762-3890

UMN Extension educator Robin Trott will lead 60- to 90-minute weekly sessions on Zoom. The first webinar will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021, with more following each week on the same day and time.

Webinars start at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays.

  • Jan 6: Garden planning at its best
  • Jan 13: Everything  you always wanted to know about starting seeds
  • Jan 20: Gardening from the ground up
  • Jan 27: Indestructible houseplants
  • Feb 3: Adding whimsy to your garden
  • Feb 10: Tussy mussies and nosegays: The language of flowers

Audience

Beginning to advanced gardeners

Cost

Free

Registration

Select the session(s) you would like to attend. All sessions will be recorded. You must be registered to receive the live webinar link and the link to the resource folder and recordings.

Jan 6, 2021: Garden Planning at its Best
The months of the winter are upon us and so is the season of planning for your coming growing adventure. Learn how to select your site, prepare your beds, choose plants and make a fabulous garden you will enjoy for years to come. Start your gardening season off with the right plan.

Jan 13, 2021: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Starting Seeds
Always wanted to start your own seedlings, but weren’t sure how? Learn sowing strategies that will have you successfully starting your own plants indoors and out. Discover how temperature, light, growing medium and humidity can affect your seedlings and take home some easy seed recommendations to get you started.

Jan 20, 2021: Gardening from the Ground Up
A healthy garden starts with healthy soil. Discover the nitty-gritty of soil health to start your garden off right. Learn how to read a soil test, what those test results mean, and what you can do to improve the quality of your soil.

Jan 27: Indestructible Houseplants
Can houseplants really make your environment healthier? Come explore the health benefits of indoor gardening, indestructible plants you can add to your indoor environment, and some easy care tips to keep your plants thriving. Bring your questions and ideas and let’s talk plants!

Feb 3, 2021: Adding Whimsy to Your Garden
Does gardening sometimes seem like all work and no play? This session takes a look at the lighter side of gardening. So, what is whimsy, botanically speaking? Whatever tickles the witty gardener’s fancy! From sundials to fairy gardens and everything in between, come enjoy this pictorial tour of several enchanted sites and develop some ideas for your own whimsical spot.

Feb 10, 2021: Tussy Mussies and Nosegays: The Language of Flowers
Not only are flowers beautiful additions to our homes, weddings and special events, they also have different meanings attached to them. Flower language, or floriography, is the art of flower symbolism, which varies depending on the type, color and number of flowers given. Whatever you want to say, say it with flowers, after all, there's a variety for practically every feeling you'd ever want to express.

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