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March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Instructor: Robert Pavlis

Garden Fundamentals will focus on ornamental gardens including trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and grasses. You will gain a good understanding of how these plants grow and their relationship with the soil. We’ll cover lots of practical topics such as planting, maintenance, plant selection, sun/shade requirements, and some top picks. This course is suitable for the beginner and intermediate gardener.

Week 1: Understanding soil
Week 2: Selecting the right soil for gardens, raised beds and containers
Week 3: Perennials
Week 4: Trees and shrubs
Week 5: Spring and summer bulbs
Week 6: Ornamental grasses and garden myths
Week 7: Weeds, pests and diseases

Robert is a Master Gardener and garden writer who publishes two popular gardening blogs and has published several gardening books. He owns and operates a private botanical garden where he grows over 3,000 different varieties of plants.

Fee: $10 (plus HST) per person, per session or sign up for all seven and get one free ($60 instead of $70) Please note: You must sign up for all seven weeks at once in a single transaction to receive the discount

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Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
https://arboretum.uoguelph.ca/educationandevents/workshops

Venue

ONLINE
Ontario Canada

Additional Info

Email
arbworks@uoguelph.ca
Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public