With school back in session that means it is time for Extension horticulture classes to resume through the Nebraska Extension. The classes began September 11 and are every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. CT up till October 30, 2018.
Classes will be taught in person at the West Central Research and Extension Center for those participants in the North Platte area. Participants at a distance may participate in the same classes online, web-based teaching platform used by the University of Nebraska.
All class will be taught by David Lott, District Horticulture Educator, or other Nebraska Extension faculty. These topics are fall or winter-related subjects to plan for the next growing season Extension Master Gardeners may participate in these classes to meet educational hour requirement for the Master Gardener program.
Class Dates and topics:
- September 11 – Fall Bulbs
- September 18 – Insect Mode of Treatments
- September 25 – Deer and Rabbit Proof (or at least not favorite!) plant materials
- October 2 – Putting the Garden to Bed
- October 9 – Weather Ready Landscapes
- October 16 – Preparing and Judging Fair Veggie and Flower Exhibits
- October 23 – Decoding Plant Names for Meaning
- October 30 – Holiday Cactus, Poinsettias and Friends!
Each class is $10 for the general public. Extension Master Gardeners may participate in all classes for free. Please Register by the Monday before each class date for the classes each participant wants to join in.
Please RSVP to the Nebraska Extension office in North Platte at (308)-532-2683.