Garden Rescue Series

Schedule and Location

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., or Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Thonhill Education Center

  • Section A: Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Combat Weeds (CANCELLED)
  • Section B: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Combat Pests (CANCELLED)

Fees and Registration

$29.00 member
$34.00 nonmember

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

 

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Combat Weeds (CANCELLED)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 
Learn about the pesky visitors that pop up in your garden uninvited. Find out what qualifies as a weed. Learn to identify common weeds so you can call them by name. Get effective strategies to prevent and eradicate weeds from your beds and lawn using non-chemical methods whenever possible. Get the low-down on the use of chemical weed killers and their place in your weed-control regimen.
 

Combat Pests (CANCELLED)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Learn about the pesky visitors that pop up in your garden uninvited. Find out what qualifies as a pest. Learn to identify common pests so you can call them by name, and which insects are actually your ally in the garden. Get effective strategies to prevent and eradicate pests from your beds and lawn using non-chemical methods whenever possible. Get the low-down on the use of chemical pesticides.

Instructor: Sharon Yiesla, horticulturist, The Morton Arboretum
Note: Held indoors. Limit 18

Course Details

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.

 

Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.