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Bee Friendly Backyards
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Bee Friendly Backyards

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Promoting Landscape Practices that Support Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects Pollinators are facing numerous challenges these days, ranging from habitat reduction to mysterious illnesses such as colony collapse disorder. Come learn about common pollinators (not just bees!) and four, easy...

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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard
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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Deer and other wildlife are a constant threat to your plantings and home gardens. This talk will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will discuss the behaviors and habits of the primary invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs and chipmunks and suggest viable options for l...

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Container Gardening for Spring and Summer
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Container Gardening for Spring and Summer

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Decorate your patio, deck, and/or a hard-to-grow area of the garden with annuals, perennials, and bulbs in containers. This discussion explains the difference among the many materials used in planting containers; it also recommends the type of soil best used as well as techniques for watering and...

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Gardener's Day
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Gardener's Day

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Rockland County invite you to Gardener's Day 2018.Gardener's Day 2018Wednesday, March 21st, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM 10 Patriot Hills LaneStony Point, NY 10980Keynote Presentation byNew York Times Bestseller &American Horticultural Society Book Award-winnerMarta McDowel...

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Designing a Garden from Scratch
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Designing a Garden from Scratch

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Whether you live in a condo or house, you can create the garden of your dreams; it's easier than you think! This presentation provides you with inspirational tips and techniques for site and soil preparation. Garden styles such as traditional beds, raised beds, vegetable gardens, and containers a...

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Understanding Wine
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Understanding Wine

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

For those who have an appreciation of wine which goes beyond just drinking it, this program will explore the history of wine as well as the growing of the grapes and the making of the final product. We also will discuss wines from around the world and the wines which do best in each region, payin...

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Growing Annuals & Perennials
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Growing Annuals & Perennials

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Do you want constant color and blooms in your garden? This course will provide you with the knowledge to effectively use annuals and perennials in gardens of all styles. You will learn about the different types of annuals and perennials from which to choose to create a beautiful, healthy garden ...

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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers
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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Even without a large garden, organically grown vegetables are possible on patios, balconies, and decks. By using the right container, rich soil, proper watering techniques, and maximum sunlight, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots and many more vegetables are steps away from the kitchen. With the addition...

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Native Plants for Your Garden
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Native Plants for Your Garden

Monday, April 23, 2018

Discover a selection of native flowers, shrubs, and trees that will add beauty to your landscape, are easy to grow, and readily found in garden centers. Learn how native plants are defined and how by adding them to the garden, they will enhance the health of the local ecosystem.Please contact the...

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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers
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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Even without a large garden, organically grown vegetables are possible on patios, balconies, and decks. By using the right container, rich soil, proper watering techniques, and maximum sunlight, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots and many more vegetables are steps away from the kitchen. With the addition...

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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard
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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard

Monday, May 7, 2018

Deer and other wildlife are a constant threat to your plantings and home gardens. This talk will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will discuss the behaviors and habits of the primary invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs and chipmunks and suggest viable options for l...

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Container Gardens for Spring and Summer
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Container Gardens for Spring and Summer

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Decorate your patio, deck, and/or a hard-to-grow area of the garden with annuals, perennials, and bulbs in containers. This discussion explains the difference among the many materials used in planting containers; it also recommends the type of soil best used as well as techniques for watering and...

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