Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Gardening tips scheduled weekly at Nashville Zoo

By Andy Humbles • The Tennessean • February 17, 2009 The Davidson County Master Gardeners will hold sessions at 10 a.m. Saturdays in March and April at Nashville Zoo. The sessions are included with Zoo admission. Sessions will cover different topics and include a question-answer period. The topics are: March 7 — In the Beginning: Site Preparation (soil, weeds, hardscape, wildlife protection). March 14 — Hi Hoe, Hi Hoe: Basic Garden Equipment & Container Gardening. March 21 — From Garbage to Salad: Composting & Seed Starting. March 28 — Everybody Has a Plan: Planting Schedules, Companion Planting & Beneficial Instincts. April 4 — Maters, Taters & Beans: Vegetable Gardening in Spring, Summer & Fall. April 11 — Pre-organic Gardening: Heirloom Gardening. April 18 — Strange Bedfellows: Medicinal and Culinary Herbs. April 25 — What’s in Your Beds? Annuals & Perennials, Bulbs, Shrubs & Roses. Call 833-1534.

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