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Schedule of Classes

 

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All of our classes are open to the public free of charge.

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GPlogo smallest 3Garden Presentations are workshops that offer a variety of ideas and opportunities for the Midlands Gardener.

(Clemson Cooperative Extension Services offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status and its an equal opportunity employer.)

2016 Workshops

 

Aug
15
Mon
LCMGA GLAM Program – Shade Gardening @ Lexington Library
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

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Shade Gardening

Lexington Master Gardeners will share Clemson Extension’s tried and true tips for gardening in the shade. Program will include suggestions for planting and learning how to turn your garden into an oasis to enjoy.

Presented by David Brown, Lexington Master Gardener
Lexington Library, 5440 Augusta Road Lexington, SC 29072

Aug
16
Tue
LCMGA GLAM Program – Perennial Edible Gardens @ Lexington Irmo Library
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm

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Perennial Edible Gardening

Eat your yard! We aren’t talking about tomatoes, squash and the usual annuals that we plant every year. Learn about perennial edible plants that can keep giving year after year.

Presented by Barbara Whitaker, Lexington Master Gardener
Irmo Library, 6251 St. Andrews Road Columbia, SC 29212

Aug
30
Tue
LCMGA GLAM Program – Woodland Gardening @ Lexington Irmo Library
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm

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Woodland Gardening

The woodland garden seeks to capture the spirit of the deciduous forest. This program outlines strategies for celebrating the natural forest in the designed landscape.

Presented by Gene Allen, Lexington Master Gardener
Irmo Library, 6251 St. Andrews Road Columbia, SC 29212

Sep
3
Sat
LCMGA GLAM Program – Spring Flowering Bulbs @ Lexington Pelion Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am

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Spring Flowering Bulbs

Color, unique blooms, diversity, gorgeous, brilliant, extraordinary, eccentric, decorative, fragrant, and exotic – anything here that doesn’t peak your interest?  Come to find out what bulbs and their care would work well for you. Daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and many more bulbs will add color, fragrance and more to your spring garden.

Presented by Gayle Gilson, Lexington Master Gardener

Pelion Library, 206 Pine Street Pelion, SC 29123

Sep
12
Mon
LCMGA GLAM Program – Spring Flowering Bulbs @ Lexington Gaston Library
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm

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Spring Flowering Bulbs

Color, unique blooms, diversity, gorgeous, brilliant, extraordinary, eccentric, decorative, fragrant, and exotic – anything here that doesn’t peak your interest? Come to find out what bulbs and their care would work well for you. Daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and many more bulbs will ad color, fragrance and more to your spring garden.

Presented by Gayle Gilson, Lexington Master Gardener
Gaston Library, 214 South Main Street Gaston, SC 29053

Sep
19
Mon
LCMGA Garden Presentation – Extending Your Time in the Garden – Garden Journaling @ Lexington Library
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm

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Extending Your Time in the Garden – Garden Journaling

Journaling can be a way for you to spend more time appreciating your garden’s
beauty and serenity without the physical labor. Learn how to journal using tips
and tricks to make it easy and enjoyable.

Presented by Lynn Richards, Lexington Master Gardener
Lexington Library, 5440 Augusta Road Lexington, SC 29072

Sep
20
Tue
LCMGA GLAM Program – Vermiculture @ Lexington Cayce West Columbia Library
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm

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Vermiculture

Worm composting, or vermiculture, uses the digestive power of earthworms to create a rich soil amendment. Learn how worm composting reduces the amount of garbage entering landfills and improves garden soil while providing a fun and rewarding hobby.

Presented by Nancy McCarter, Lexington Master Gardener
Cayce West Columbia Library, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia, SC 29169

Sep
24
Sat
LCMGA GLAM Program – Woodland Gardening @ Lexington Batesburg-Leesville Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am

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Woodland Gardening

The woodland garden seeks to capture the spirit of the deciduous forest. This program outlines strategies for celebrating the natural forest in the designed landscape.

Presented by David Brown, Lexington Master Gardener

Batesburg-Leesville Library, 203 Armory Street Batesburg, SC 29006

Oct
10
Mon
LCMGA Garden Presentation – Native Plants @ Lexington Batesburg-Leesville Library
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm

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Native Plants

Native plants are lower maintenance and hardier to grow than imported plants,
along with the added bonus of being beneficial to our environment. Learn about
the varied choices you have to add native plants to your landscaping and how
they can improve your micro-ecosystem.

Presented by Deane Louise Greene, Lexington Master Gardener
Batesburg-Leesville Library, 203 Armory Street Batesburg, SC 29006

Oct
11
Tue
LCMGA Garden Presentation – Garden and Landscape Calendar for the Midlands @ Lexington Swansea Library
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm

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Garden and Landscape Calendar for the Midlands

Our gardens and landscapes change with each season. A Lexington Master
Gardener Volunteer will share important monthly tasks that will be useful for
developing and maintaining your gardens and yards in the Midlands.

Presented by Claude Jackson, Lexington Master Gardener
Swansea Library, 199 N. Lawrence Avenue, Swansea, SC 29160

Oct
17
Mon
LCMGA GLAM Program – Woodland Gardening @ Lexington Library
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm

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Woodland Gardening

The woodland garden seeks to capture the spirit of the deciduous forest. This
program outlines strategies for celebrating the natural forest in the designed
landscape.

Presented by Gene Allen, Lexington Master Gardener
Lexington Library, 5440 Augusta Road Lexington, SC 29072

Oct
18
Tue
LCMGA Garden Presentation – Winter Lawns and Weeds @ Lexington Cayce West Columbia Library
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm

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Winter Lawns and Weeds

Time to think about the winter weeds approaching the lawns of the midlands.
Come learn how to spot the common weeds and best defense to tackle them in
your yard.

Presented by Claude Jackson, Lexington Master Gardener
Cayce/West Columbia Library, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia, SC 29169

Nov
5
Sat
LCMGA Garden Presentation – Native Plants @ Lexington Pelion Library
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am

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Native Plants

Native plants are lower maintenance and hardier to grow than imported plants,
along with the added bonus of being beneficial to our environment. Learn about
the varied choices you have to add native plants to your landscaping and how
they can improve your micro-ecosystem.

Presented by Deane Louise Greene, Lexington Master Gardener
Pelion Library, 206 Pine Street Pelion, SC 29123

Nov
15
Tue
LCMGA GLAM Program – Attracting Bees to the Garden @ Lexington Swansea Library
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm

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Attracting Bees to the Garden

Planting a garden to attract all kinds of pollinators? Why would you want bees in
the garden? Learn more about what will make your garden a winning
combination for all from the Lexington Master Gardeners.

Presented by Amy Miller, Lexington Master Gardener
Swansea Library, 199 N. Lawrence Avenue, Swansea, SC 29160