Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Fall Gardening Seminar in Christian County Aug. 24

Contact: Dr. Gordon Carriker, agriculture business specialist
Tel: (417) 581-3558

OZARK, Mo. – The Christian County Master Gardeners are offering a free gardening seminar, “Gardening Concepts for Fall,” from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Nixa Community Center, 701 N. Taylor Way in Nixa.

Andy Humble, Missouri Department of Conservation, will speak at 9 a.m. on "Wildlife Damages and Conflicts." The presentation will focus on how to deter wildlife damage to gardens, landscaping and crops.

Jennifer Ailor, a master gardener and master naturalist will begin her presentation at 10:15 a.m. on "Veggies for the Fall and Winter Garden." The focus will be on what cool-weather vegetables to grow, when to plant and how to prolong the growing season.

Pre-registration is required by Aug. 22 and space is limited. To register for the seminar, or for more information about the program, call (417) 581-3558.


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