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  • Sussex County Master Gardeners announce winter-spring workshops

  • Sussex County Master Gardeners has announced their winter-spring workshops for the new year.
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  • Sussex County Master Gardeners has announced their winter-spring workshops for the new year.
    The following workshops will be held at the Elbert N. and Ann V. Carvel Research and Education Center, 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown:
    Master gardener Fran Meehan will conduct a workshop on houseplant care at 1 p.m. on Jan. 28. The class will diagnose and re-mediate your specific plant problems and then cover general house plant growing concerns.
    Master gardener Bob Dougherty will present a workshop on Blue Birds and Songbirds of Delmarva at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12. Dougherty will also give a brief introduction to the many types of bluebird box designs and setting up a neighborhood bluebird trail.
    Landscape Design for Your Home workshop will be presented by master gardener Wendy Ferrante at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26. Guests are asked to bring a photo of their landscaping problems to class. Participants will also learn how to graph out their own design and do research in order to complete their landscape at home.
    Have Your 'Scape and Eat it, Too workshop will be presented by master gardener Gaye Mara at 1 p.m. on March 4. This class will inform and inspire edible gardening projects and planting tips.
    Master gardeners Tracy Mulveny and Susan Trone will present a workshop at noon on Get the Jump on Spring. This workshop will offer techniques for starting seeds and cuttings using traditional and re-purposed materials to get a supply of new plants for gardens.
    For more information: extension.udel.edu/lawngarden/master-gardener-volunteer-educators/sussex-county/workshops.
     

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