Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Upcoming Garden Presentations at the Hansen Nature Center

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
April 14: Turning Waste To Compost
Join Kathleen Rick, Co-President of the Henrietta Garden Club and Master Gardener with Monroe County Cornell Cooperative Extension to learn about the benefits of composting. You will also learn how to build a compost bin: quick, easy and cheap!
May 12: Migrating Birds In Our Area
Local Author and member of the Rochester Birding Association, Randi Minetor will discuss the spring migration. Program begins with a trail walk at 9AM, rain or shine! Dress appropriately and don't forget your binoculars.
May 19: Plant Propagation by Cuttings
Cornell Master Gardener and member of the Henrietta Garden Club, John Colagrosso, will demonstrate the techniques of making softwood cuttings from hardy and tender perennials. Why buy plants when you can make them yourself!

Programs run from 10am until noon unless otherwise stated.
Programs are free, space is limited. Please call 359-7044 to reserve a seat.

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