Friday, November 18, 2011

2012 Saturday Seminars at the Hansen Nature Center
All programs run from 10am until noon unless otherwise stated.
Programs are free and open to the public please call 359-7044 to reserve a seat.
January 21: Planning, Implementing and Maintaining a Perennial Flower Bed
Advantages and disadvantages of perennial vs. annual flower beds.

Presented by John Colagrosso - Cornell Master Gardener / Henrietta Garden Club
February 4 and 11: Creating Garden Maps using Microsoft WORD (2 part series)
Theory and demonstration - homework will be assigned.
Presented by John Colagrosso
February 18: All About Weeds
Presented by George Miller - Vice President of the Henrietta Garden Club
February 25: About Culinary Herbs
Will help you decide what herbs to start for growing in the garden or pots. We'll review the culinary uses of common herbs (and a few not so common), including herbs in ethnic cooking and pairing herbs to various dishes and main ingredients.
Presented by Rosita Caridi-Miller: Chef and Owner of Cebi Deliziosi
March 3: Wake up Your Garden
Winter is finally over and it's time to celebrate!Learn the basic tasks that will help prepare you and your garden for spring.
Presented by Beth Warren - Cornell Master Gardener / Henrietta Garden Club
March 10: Pesticides Man-made and Natural
Learn what defines a pesticide, and why and how they are used. Examples of both synthetic and natural pesticides available to the homeowner will be given.
Presented by Beth Warren
March 17: Soap Making with Herbs
Presented by Beth Byrne - Member of Board of Directors at Hand Crafted Soap Makers Guild, Past President of Henrietta Garden Club

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