Best Gardening Practices for a Sustainable Garden

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Date(s) - 03/15/2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Maplewood Public Library


This program offers an outline of sustainable/organic practices for use in your home garden to create an attractive, peaceful garden that rarely needs pruning, watering, fertilizing, or pest control. Learn gardening practices that will help you maintain your garden in an environmentally friendly way. Among the points covered are composting, mulching, water conservation, recycling, integrated pest management, and improving the soil.

Betsy Alexander has been a certified Master Gardener with the Missouri Botanical Gardens since 2005. In addition, she volunteers at the Garden answering questions at the Kemper Center Help Desk and working in the Kemper Center Outdoor Gardens.  Betsy is also coordinator for the Speakers’ Bureau and is a member of the education subcommittee and has volunteered at the South County Tech greenhouse. When she is not there or at the Gardens, she is an avid daylily gardener.

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