President Kevin Minard

Vice - President   David Wilson 

Treasurer Joe Walker

Secretary  David Prince  

Demonstration Garden Co-Leads

Victoria Gally - Cindy Platzer

Constant Contact (group e-mail)...moday68@aol.com

Mary Carey  Web master

Advanced Training Classes 2015

ST. CHARLES COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Preapproved advanced training courses are indicated by "(AT)" following the course name.

Chapter members may request AT designation for any course of interest and/or taken by sending such request to any member of the AT Committee:

  Bonnie Winkeler bonniewinkeler@yahoo.com

  Bob Lee rmlee010@earthlink.net

 


                           Gardening Educational Courses, Training and Events, 2016
Saturday, January 9th, The Frugal Gardener 10am - noon at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Thursday, January 14th, Woodland Restoration Workshop (AT) 1 – 4pm at Shaw Nature Reserve. www.shawnature.org/NPS.
Saturday, January 23rd, Planning Your Organic Vegetable Garden (AT) 10am - noon at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Saturday, January 23rd, Growing Annuals from Seed 10am - noon at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Thursday, February 11th, Converting Lawn to Seeded Prairie or Savanna (AT) 1 – 4pm at Shaw Nature Reserve. www.shawnature.org/NPS.
Friday, February 19th, Winter I.D. for Beginners 10am - noon at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Saturday, February 20th, Exploring the Magic of Witch Hazels (AT) 10:00 – 11:30am at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Saturday, February 27th, Organic Heirloom Vegetables (AT) 10am - noon at MOBOT. www.mobot.org/classes.
Tuesday, March 1st & 8th, Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School. www.StCharlesAE.org
Saturday, March 5th, Vegetable Gardening 9 – 11:30am at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Monday, March 7th, Native Gardening with Regional Plants 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School. www.StCharlesAE.org
Thursday, March 10th, Native Plant School: Prune Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines (AT) 1 – 4pm at Shaw Nature Reserve. www.stlwildones.org.
Saturday, March 12th, Vegetable Gardening 9 – 11:30am at STLCC ** Meramec campus.
www.stlcc.edu.ce
Monday, March 14th & 21st, Get the Dirt on Your Dirt 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School.
www.StCharlesAE.org.
Thursday, March 17th & 24th, Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High
School. www.StCharlesAE.org
Saturday, March 19th, The “Deer Free” Zone 10 – 11:30am at Greenscape Gardens. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Saturday, March 26th, Sun and Shade perennials: What’s Best for the Midwest? (AT) 9 – 11:30am at
STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Tuesday, March 29th, All About Herbs 6 - 9pm at STLCC ** Forest Park campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Thursday, March 31st, Grow Your Own: Mushroom Garden in a Bucket 6:30 – 8:30pm at STLCC **
Meramec campus, www.stlcc.edu.ce
Friday, April 1st, Go Native! An Introduction to Native Landscaping (AT) 9am – noon at STLCC **
Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Monday, April 4th & 11th, Landscaping 101 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School.
www.StCharlesAE.org
Tuesday, April 5th, All About Herbs 6 - 9pm at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Wednesday, April 6th, Go Native! Identification and Ecology of Common Missouri Wildflowers (AT)
9am – noon at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Thursday, April 7th, Soil and Composting: Get the ‘Dirt’ on Successful Gardening 7 – 9pm at STLCC **
Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Friday, April 8th, Go Native! Native Landscaping with Shade-Adapted Plants (AT) 9am – noon at STLCC
** Meramec campus www.stlcc.edu.ce
Saturday, April 9th, Gardening Under Trees and Other Tough Spaces (AT) 9 – 11:30am at STLCC **
Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Tuesday, April 12th, Really Green Thumbs (AT) 7 – 9pm at STLCC ** Meramec campus.
www.stlcc.edu.ce
Wednesday, April 13th, Go Native! Native Landscaping with Sun-Adapted Perennials (AT) 9am – noon
at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Thursday, April 14th, Native Plant School: Gardening with Native Ground Covers (AT) 1 – 4pm at Shaw
Nature Reserve. www.stlwildones.org.
Saturday, April 16th, The ‘Other’ Part of Gardening: Care and Maintenance of Flowers and Shrubs 9 – 11:30am at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Tuesday, Aprils 19th & 26th, Get the Dirt on Your Dirt 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School. www.StCharlesAE.org
Wednesday, April 20th, Go Native! Native Landscaping for Bees, Butterflies and Other Pollinators (AT) 9am – noon at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Friday, April 22nd, Go Native! Ways to Attract Songbirds and Hummingbirds through Native Landscaping (AT) 9am – noon at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Saturday, April 23rd, Create a Beautiful Landscape with Native Plants (AT) 9 – 11:30am at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Wednesday, April 27th, Go Native! Native Landscaping with Shrubs (AT) 9am – noon at STLCC ** Meramec campus. www.stlcc.edu.ce
Tuesday, May 3rd, Native Gardening with Regional Plants 6 - 8pm at St. Charles West High School. www.StCharlesAE.org
Thursday, May 12th, Native Plant School: Spring Flowering Perennial Grasses (AT) 1 – 4pm at Shaw Nature Reserve. www.stlwildones.org.


                                               Save the Date
Saturday, February 27th, St. Charles Master Gardener Dig-In Seminar


                                  Garden Tours and Plant Sales:
Notes:
All MOBOT classes require advanced registration and a fee.
*Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122, 314-965-3070 Most classes listed are free.
**STLCC is St. Louis Community College.
***Could not determine at press time if the course is qualified for AT status. Any Chapter member completing the course is asked to contact any member of the AT Committee.


                                    Links to additional gardening education and events