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Gardening Series.  

Gardening Series

Start Date: 01/04/2022

Location: Various Locations

Phone Number: 402-437-2700

Using Microsoft OneNote to Create Your Own Gardening Journal
Remember keeping diaries or journals? Finding a passage, you wrote way back when means pouring through pages and pages of entries before you find it again. But what if there was an easier way to keep track of your gardening notes? OneNote can do this, and it comes free with every installed version of Microsoft Office! All you need is to be very comfortable with a computer, and you will love this class!

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-1393-TCSCA
Keyword: Gardening


Perennials: Getting Started with Your Garden—What’s Your Style?
Is there anything more magic than the enduring beauty of perennials? Are you planning to create a perennial or any kind of garden this year? Let’s explore four key considerations to starting a successful garden with our gardening maven Jessie La Cross.

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-0797-TCSCA
Keyword: Perennials


Types of Perennial Gardens
What type of garden interests you? We will examine eight different types of gardens in this session and hopefully you will find one or more to pique your fancy. Butterfly, Pollinator, Woodland, Native Perennial, Full Sun, Half Sun, Shade, and a little bit of anything and everything. What will you choose?

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-1453-TCSCA
Keyword: Perennial


Types of Perennial Plants
What kinds of perennials will you finally choose to fill your garden? Some gardeners want plants that pop up monthly from March through November. Some want lots of tall plants, round plants, flat plants. Red plants; blue plants; pink, yellow and orange plants. Do you need some that will remind you of a grandparent or other family member or friend? Those are the best plants to include!

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-1454-TCSCA
Keyword: Perennial


Successful Seed Starting Techniques
This is definitely a fun winter gardening idea because you never have to go outside if you don’t want to! We will explore different ways to start seeds inside, from “dirt” cheap to downright professional. This is even a fun project to start with children and grandchildren!

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-0764-TCSCA
Keyword: Seed


Winter Pruning: Working with Bushes & Small Trees
Amazingly, the end of winter is one of the best times to trim back scraggly bushes, smaller trees, grasses, and even rose bushes. We’ll look at some ideas to start getting you outside if winter is just not going away fast enough for you. And it’s a great time to get these chores done before you start really playing outside with your perennials in April!

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-1441-TCSCA
Keyword: Pruning


Gardening by the Month
Get out your calendars as we will track gardening tasks to consider for every month of the year. Everyone will have certain tasks in common, while some tasks will be unique based on your choices of plants and garden types. This will be especially useful in getting ready for the busiest season of all: Spring!

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-0591-TCSCA
Keyword: Gardening


Recognizing & Avoiding Invasive & Noxious Plant Types
Have you ever rued the day you ever bought that one cute little plant nestled in a three-inch pot? Has it taken over your yard no matter how many hours you have spent pulling it and nearly brought you to tears? For some reason plants are never labeled “invasive” to give you a heads up. This class will help you to identify what NOT to buy as you experiment buying new plants for your garden.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
6-7 p.m.
LIVE Online thru Zoom
$15
Instructor: La Cross
Course Number: LLLX-0591-TCSCA
Keyword: Invasive


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For more information, contact us at continuinged@southeast.edu; 402-437-2700; or 800-828-0072.