Horticulture: Your Yard & Garden

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Is there a lawn and gardening topic you would like to learn more about? Sarah Browning is an Extension Educator with Nebraska Extension and can be contacted by phone at (402) 441-7180: by mail at 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln, NE 68528: or by e-mail at sbrowning2@unl.edu

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Area Events/Workshops/Conferences:
2018 Composting Demonstrations

Location: Oak Lake Evangelical Free Church in Lincoln. Nebraska Extension, Lancaster County Master Gardeners will give a compost demonstration at the Community CROPS garden site at the Oak Lake Evangelical Free Church, 3300 N 1st, at 5:30 p. m. on Monday, September 24th. This demonstration is open to the public.

Location: Pioneers Park in Lincoln. Attend a free composting demonstration sponsored by Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County and the City of Lincoln Recycling Office. You'll see three types of composting bins and how to use them. At each composting program, two lucky participants will win either a composting thermometer or a composting bin. Composting Demonstrations are presented at Pioneers Park’s backyard composting demonstration area across the street from the Nature Center (look for the Extension banner):

Composting demonstrations begin at 10 a.m.

  • Fall: October 13

Emerald Ash Borer Seminar: October 18, 6:30–8:30 pm, Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. Registration is required by calling 402-441-7180 at by Oct. 15. Cost is $15 per person/couple for one set of educational materials. Debit/credit card payment available over the phone through Oct. 15th for an additional fee. Or pay at the door, making checks payable to Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County. Details - Emerald Ash Borer Seminar.

Registration is required by calling 402-441-7180 at by Oct. 15.
Nebraska Extension Horticulture & Environmental Education Speaker's List

We Teach...
...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 Nebraska Extension Master Gardener program is requested for all presentations and there may be an additional fee involved for supplies with certain programs.

Master Gardener Program
Be a Master Gardener

We are accepting Master Gardener applications for 2019! Apply here to be a Lancaster County, Nebraska Master Gardener!

What if I don't live in Lancaster County, Nebraska? Many extension offices across the country have similar programs. Contact your local Extension Office

The information on this Web site may or may not apply in your area. If you live outside of southeastern Nebraska, contact your local university extension office.

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