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The York County Public Library, Poquoson Public Library, and York-Poquoson Master Gardeners are hosting a series of educational gardening seminars on Zoom. (WYDaily/ Annie Gallo)
The York County Public Library, Poquoson Community Library, and York-Poquoson Master Gardeners are hosting a series of instructional gardening seminars on Zoom. (WYDaily/ Annie Gallo)

Get geared up for a beautiful back garden this spring and summer time by mastering some suggestions and tricks from a nearby digital Learn Your Backyard garden class.

York County and Poquoson Public Libraries are partnering with the York-Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension workplace to host a sequence of virtual classes offered by Master Gardeners.

Grasp Gardeners’ mission as trained volunteers in partnership with the York–Poquoson, VCE company, is to deliver gardening educational possibilities to the community by research-centered gardening systems and functions to boost the natural environment and group. For more information and facts on Learn Gardeners click listed here.

The Master Your Garden series characteristics a range of Saturday seminars to help local community members strengthen their gardening expertise. Under are the lessons on the timetable:

Starting up from Seed (Feb. 6)

  • Sign up for Master Gardener Nate Brauner and find out easy approaches and secrets to growing bouquets, veggies and favored vegetation from seeds at property.

Pruning (Feb. 13)

  • Grasp Gardener Mary Boxer will direct the course to train the safe and proper use of pruning tools to improve the health and fitness, longevity and look of plants, ornamental shrubs and trees.

How Eco-friendly is Your Garden? Healthy Virginia Lawns (Feb. 27)

  • Grasp Gardener Pete Peterman will instruct some ideas and tricks to preserve a lawn inexperienced and nutritious.

Gardening in Smaller Spaces (March 6)

  • Nate Brauner will train this course for contributors to study how intensive gardening tactics can completely transform a modest backyard garden into a achievements.

Vegetable Gardening (March 27)

  • Learn Gardener Patty Ellison will direct the course to understand how to make their aspiration vegetable yard a actuality. H2o, zones, diet, pest prevention, and additional will be reviewed.

Planting for Pollinators (April 10)

  • Nate Brauner will assist the class master how very simple alternatives can assist change a yard or garden bed into a habitat that is teeming with valuable insects and provides splendor into a yard.

The Incredible Honey Bee (May perhaps 8)

  • At the time again, Nate Brauner will guide the class and share how the honey bee can be a garden’s greatest mate.

All lessons are from 1-2 p.m. by using Zoom. All courses are free and open up to the general public. Any one interested can register for each course in progress on the York County Public Library’s web page.

Just after registering, participants will get the class website link.

For far more information, please phone the York-Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension workplace at 757-890-4940.


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