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Thanksgiving Point Horticulture Classes for September

Thanksgiving Point Horticulture Classes for September

By Larry A. Sagers With Permission from Thanksgiving Point | Posted - Sep. 3, 2011 at 7:58 a.m.



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September Classes available at Thanksgiving Point:

Perennials-digging, dividing and deadheading

Perennials add so much to the flower beds. Learn about bloom time, care and how to divide.

09/10/2011 -- 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM -- $5.00

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Creating Fabulous Fall Color in your Landscape

Fall is one fourth of the year but is an often neglected gardening season. Creating a fabulous fall garden with many fall colors ablaze in your landscape requires planning. Larry Sagers will help you create the finest fall garden in the neighborhood by helping you select the trees, shrubs, perennials and ornamental grasses to give you a riot of fall color. Other class topics will be fall pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs and how and when to divide perennials.

09/13/2011 & 09/27/2011 -- 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM -- $40.00

10/11/2011 & 10/25/2011 -- 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM -- $40.00

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Fall Harvest and Storage

Learn when to harvest your produce and how to store them properly. So that you can use them in the winter months

09/10/2011 -- 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM -- $5.00

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Gardeners Know all the Best Dirt

Learn what the difference is between soil amendments, mulch and compost.

09/10/2011 -- 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM -- $5.00

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Growing Great Garlic

Fall is the time to plant your garlic. Topics include, selection, care and harvesting

09/10/2011 -- 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM -- $5.00

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Herb Gardening-Seven must have herbs

Growing your own herbs can save you money and is such an easy way to add flavor to your cooking

09/10/2011 -- 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM -- $5.00

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High and Low Tunnels

This class will teach basic construction techniques for building low and high tunnels in your garden for year round vegetable harvest.

09/10/2011 -- 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM -- $5.00

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Hobby Greenhouse

Learn the how to's of building a greenhouse so you can enjoy your hobby all year long.

09/10/2011 -- 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM -- $5.00

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Lawn Renovation and Renewal

Learn easy ways to restore your lawn along with how to have a great lawn by watering less.

09/10/2011 -- 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM -- $5.00

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Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses add texture with fall beauty and seasonal interest.

09/10/2011 -- 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM -- $5.00

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Propagation by Cutting

Learn how to propagate plants by cuttings. This is a hands-on class and you will go home with cutting

09/10/2011 -- 09:00 AM - 10:50 AM -- $15.00

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Putting Your Vegetable Garden to Bed

Learn the tricks to putting your garden to bed for the winter so that you will have a jump start on next spring.

09/10/2011 -- 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM -- $5.00

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Rose Care

The purpose of the class is to teach you what to do with your roses in the fall. Topics will include pruning and pest control.

09/10/2011 -- 09:00 AM - 09:50 AM -- $5.00

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Season Extenders

Learn how to extend your season.

09/10/2011 -- 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM -- FREE

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Seed Saving

Saving seeds saves you money and is a fun hobby

09/10/2011 -- 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM -- $5.00

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Shrubs for Utah Landscape

Shrubs can add color, texture and seasonal interest to your landscape

09/10/2011 -- 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM -- $5.00

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Spectacular Spring Flower Bed Design

Wonderful spring flower gardens don't just happen. They are created by gardeners who know what to plant. Learn to choose the bulbs, winter annuals, biennials and spring blooming perennials that will create the wonderful, showy gardens you see here at Thanksgiving Point and at Temple Square. Learn how to plan and plant similar flowerbeds in your own landscape.

09/13/2011 & 09/27/2011 -- 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM -- $40.00

09/13/2011 & 09/27/2011 -- 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM -- $40.00

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Spring Bloomers

Spring is such a wonderful season and there are so many wonderful flowers that you can have to create a wonderful, show stopping display in your garden.

09/10/2011 -- 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM -- $5.00

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To register for classes visit http://www.thanksgivingpoint.com/

Written by: Larry A. Sagers

Horticulture Specialist

Utah State University Extension Service

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