Wake Up Your Garden! by NYBG at New Canaan Nature Center


Feb 24, 2018
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM


The New Canaan Nature Center urges you to 'get closer to nature' - with classes presented by The New York Botanical Garden at New Canaan Nature Center. 

The third course is a three-session series titled Wake Up Your Garden!

The sessions will help you get prepared for a successful growing season.

Part I - Spring Gardeners Task List | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Spring cleaning can be fun. Review a checklist of tasks to be preformed during spring maintenance, ranging from raking off winter mulch to looking for signs of winter injury and noting where gaps can be filled. 

Part II - Soil Basics: Get It Right! | 12:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
If yo get your soil right from the start, your garden will explode in lushness. Learn the difference between soil structure and texture; how these differences affect plant growth; and how you can modify your soil to improve qualities. 

Part III - Pruning: Shape-Up for Spring | 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Learn how and when to prune, the tools needed for the job, why pruning is necessary, and the difference between the maintenance and rejuvenation pruning. 

Registration fee for single sessions are $39 for members and $45 for non-members. To register for all three sections is $99 for members, $109 for non-members. 

For more information and to register, call 800-322-6924 or click here


View map New Canaan Nature Center
144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT

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