Summer Lawn and Tree Care Workshop

Date and Time: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Your garden is planted, the spring rush is over, time to give your lawn and trees some extra TLC. Should you fertilize? Is aerating necessary? What about weed control? Join Horticulturist Lorraine Taylor to answer these questions.

Where:
Barrhead Public Library
5103 - 53 Avenue

Details:
Lawn

  • fertilizing your lawn
  • common lawn weeds and options for control
  • other summer/autumn lawn care; aerating, dethatching, lawn damage repair, topdressing, correcting high and low spots
  • how to take a soil test and what the test results tell you

Trees

  • pruning early spring blooming shrubs
  • pruning for disease control
  • pest outlook; black knot, Dutch Elm Disease, Pine False Webworm, and more
  • questions

Lorraine Taylor:
Lorraine Taylor started her career as a Horticulturist working on vegetable trials with Alberta Agriculture. Currently she is an instructor with the Stony Plain Multicultural Centre's Orgainc Master Gardener Program and Horticulturist with Lac Ste. Anne County. Lorraine has the privilege of working with a dedicated group of volunteers at the George Pegg Botanic Garden.

For additional information about this event call (780) 674-8519, email library@barrheadpubliclibrary.ca, visit www.barrheadpubliclibrary.ca or find them on Facebook.

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