August 9, 2018 - 8:59am -- schott.125

Learn to Create a Perennial Bed

Have you ever considered planting a perennial garden, but just aren't sure how or when to start? Then the Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteers have a series of programs just for you! Join the Master Gardener Volunteers to learn how to Create a Perennial Bed during a three part series starting this month. These programs are free and open to the public. The Master Gardener Volunteers are creating a Perennial Teaching Garden at Clary Gardens. They want you to be involved from the very beginning of the process to learn how proper planting results in a more successful and beautiful garden.

The first workshop will be Thursday, August 23 at 6:00 pm. The "Starting from Scratch" workshop will cover site selection, soil testing and preparing the bed.

The second workshop will be Tuesday, Spetember 18 at 6:00 pm and will be "Planting Cover Crops to Reduce Soil Compaction". The Master Gardener Volunteers will teach about cover crop options to improve the soil over winter months.

The final workshop will be offered in the spring and will be "Spring Steps for Planting" This date and time will be announced later. This program will cover spacing tips, season-long color and weed prevention.

You are invited to attend one or all of the programs at Clary Gardens, 588 West Chestnut Strert, Coshocton. For more information see the flyer here, contact OSU Extension at 740-622-2265 or adams.661@osu.edu