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Garden Center Update
DVD's and videotapes for the commercial horticulture industry and garden enthusiasts. Great for training!
- Local Calendar of Events
- UNL Extension Statewide Calendar of Events
- Pioneers Park Nature Center Classes & Information
Gardening at Lunch Webinars. Cost $10. Noon CT to 1 p.m. Register at http://marketplace.unl.edu/extension/gardening.html | Upcoming programs: April 1 - 8 Steps To a Better Lawn | May 6 - Gardening for Pollinators
Small Scale Farming Workshop - Saturday, March 22. If you are looking to learn how to produce your own food or start a diversified agriculture business on your acreage or in your backyard, this workshop is for you. If preregistered, the cost to attend is $35 per individual, $50 per couple, & $10 per youth. Held at Kimmel Education & Research Center (5985 G Road, Nebraska City) Details
Spring Affair - April 26: Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest gardening event, will be Saturday, April 26, at the Lancaster Event Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 500 varieties of plants will be offered at the day-long plant sale, with educational talks, "talk-abouts" and garden vendors all under the same roof. - See more at: http://springaffair.unl.edu/
2014 Composting Workshops & Demonstrations Schedule:
At each composting program two lucky participants will win either a composting thermometer or a composting bin.
Composting Workshops - Library Sessions – Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 pm
- April 8, Walt
- April 15, Eisley
- October 7, Gere
- October 14, Anderson
Compost Demonstrations at Pioneer Park, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.
- May 10
- June 7
- September 27
- October 11
UNL Extension Horticulture & Environmental Education Speaker's List
...Composting | Tree & Flower Selection | Turfgrass Management | Growing Wildflowers...
All speaker requests are subject to availability. Please note that due to the volume of requests received, groups are limited to one horticulture program request per year. A minimum of 30 days notice are required for all speaker visits. Staff will contact you with a confirmation call or e-mail. A $25.00 donation to the UNL Master Gardener program is requested for all presentations and there may be an additional fee involved for supplies with certain programs.
UNL Extension Master Gardener Project Requests
Master Gardeners are a remarkable group of volunteers, trained by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, who participate in horticulture projects throughout Lancaster County. Master Gardeners are enthusiastic, willing to learn and help others, and able to communicate with diverse groups of people. To submit a request that your project be considered for Master Gardener involvement, please review the garden project guidelines and complete the project request form below
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County is your on-line yard and garden educational resource. The information on this Web site is valid for residents of southeastern Nebraska. It may or may not apply in your area. If you live outside southeastern Nebraska, visit your local university extension office.