Monday, April 06, 2015

Spring Fling Seminar Day - Saturday April 11

 SPRING SEMINAR DAY

SATURDAY APRIL 11, 2015
 
All seminars are FREE except the Miniature Gardening Workshop.
 
Register now at  tammy@jensennursery.com
 
9:15 - Spring Yard & Garden Care  by Grant Dunn 
 
 
 Spring is here early but are you ready for all the challenges your yard may bring you? Lawn not looking good? Shrubs looking rough? Worried about insects, fungus, rabbits or deer? Grant has a solution for almost everything! Grant has a wealth of knowledge about garden products that can help beautify and protect your yard and garden.
 

 10:15 - Raised Beds - The No Muss No Fuss Gardening Trick by Bill Dowie
 
 
 From Square Foot Gardening to mobility and disability access, raised beds will be able to accommodate many of your gardening needs - who says you need a rotor-tiller and shovel to garden? Construction examples will be presented, and the biology of raised beds will be discussed by Master Gardener and U of M Prairie Horticulture Instructor, Bill Dowie
 

11:15 - Gardening Discussion - Susan Jensen Stubbe & Tammy Jensen 
 
 
 Susan and Tammy will be hosting an informal 1 hour Question/Answer Session. We look forward to discussing any garden or yard concerns you may have. In this interactive session we welcome your ideas and solutions to gardening concerns. We find that there can be many solutions to any one problem and look forward to learning something new!
 

 12:15 - FREE LUNCH!!!
 
 
1:15 - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly by Michael Allen, Author of Dr. Tree's Guide to the Common Diseases of Urban Prairie Trees.
 
 
 Michael is Winnipeg's tree disease expert. Michael will be having a discussion on what is happening with trees in Winnipeg. Michael Allen, M.Sc. F. R.P.F. Consulting Urban Forester, Tree Diagnostician and I.S.A. Certified Arborist - Viburnum Tree Experts
 
 
 2:15 - Miniature Gardening Workshop  (charge for plants & materials)
 
 
 Get back into spring by planting a miniature succulent garden. We have a variety of containers, succulents and miniature accessories to create a fun indoor garden! Gardens can be moved outside once summer is here! Containers, miniatures and plants will all be offered at special prices for this workshop. You pay only for the plants, soil, containers and miniatures you use. You are also welcome to bring your own containers as well. Class typically lasts 1 hour but you are welcome to stay longer if you want to do a few pots! 
 
 
Register at tammy@jensennursery.com or call (204)488-5042 Register for the full day or just individual seminars. All seminars are free except the Miniature Gardening Workshop.
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Posted by Tammy Jensen at 12:00 AM