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Spring 2019 Lexington Co Library Presentations

by Lexington County Master Gardener Volunteers

 

Jan 8, Tu, 1 PM,

Attracting Bees to the Garden

Swansea Branch, 199 St Lawrence Av, Swansea

Planting a garden to attract all kinds of pollinators? Why would you

want bees in the garden? Learn about what will make your garden a

winning combination for all.

Jan 14, Mon, 10AM,

Succulents

Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington

Succulent plants are always in style and form a vast and diverse group of plants,  offering easy-care choices. While some have somewhat exacting care requirements, most are easy to grow.

Feb 2, Sat, 10AM,

Succulents

Pelion Branch, 206 Pine St, Pelion

Succulent plants are always in style and form a vast and diverse group of plants, offering easy-care choices. While some have somewhat exacting care requirements, most are easy to grow.

Feb 4, Mon, 11AM,

Butterfly Gardening

Gaston Branch, 214 S Main St, Gaston

A bonus to having a beautiful garden is the butterflies they attract. Master Gardeners will explain what butterflies you see in your garden andhow to attract more by choosing the right plants. Come learn about the life cycle of the butterfly and what host plants are critical to each stage of it’s life.

Feb 20, Wed, 1PM,

Healthy Garden Soil

Irmo Branch, 6251 St Andrews Rd, Cola

Every good garden begins with the soil. Come learn how to create and maintain healthy soil in your garden. Master Gardeners will explain what is healthy soil and why it is the foundation of a successful garden. Learn about adding organic matter, Clemson’s soil test analysis and proper practices for working your soil.

Feb 25, Mon, 6PM,

Healthy Garden Soil

Batesburg-Leesville Branch, 203 Armory St, Batesburg

Every good garden begins with the soil. Come learn how to create and maintain healthy soil in your garden. Master Gardeners will explain what is healthy soil and why it is the foundation of a successful garden. Learn about adding organic matter, Clemson’s soil test analysis and proper practices for working your soil.

Feb 26, Tu, 1PM,

Gardening for Birds

Cayce-W Cola Branch, 1500 Augusta Rd, W Cola

Bird feeders are not the only attraction to a garden. Learn what you can do for our feathered friends when selecting plants, shrubs, and trees. Also adding bird houses to your landscape. Master Gardeners will share some secrets for attracting birds to your garden.

Mar 18, Mon, 1PM,

Deer Resistant Gardening

Swansea Branch, 199 N Lawrence Av, Swansea

Learn how to reduce the risk of deer damage in your landscape. This program will explain the white-tail deer commonly found in our area and  their foraging habits. See examples of plants that deer prefer or avoid and ideas on how to achieve an attractive landscape with deer resistant plants.  Also options like fencing, repellents, and scare tactics as deterrents.

Mar 18, Mon, 1PM,

Shade Gardening

Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington

Master Gardeners will share Clemson Extension’s tried and true tips for gardening in shade. Program will include suggestions for planting and learning how to turn your garden into an oasis to enjoy.

Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington

Mar 21, Th, 1PM,

Heat & Drought Resistant Plants

Gaston Branch, 214 S Main St, Gaston

Our hot dry southern summers make it difficult to have lush green plants and colorful blooms. Learn about some of our favorite summer plants that can take the heat and drought.

Apr 1, Mon, Mon, 6PM,

Hummingbird Gardens

Master Gardeners will share some background on ruby throated hummingbirds in South Carolina – interesting facts about their traits and behavior. Learn how to create a habitat that will attract and keep the Happy Hummers coming back.

Chapin Branch, 129 NW Columbia Av, Chapin

Apr 15, Mon, 6PM,

Hummingbird Gardens

Lexington Main Branch, 5440 Augusta Rd, Lexington

Master Gardeners will share some background on ruby throated hummingbirds in South Carolina – interesting facts about their traits and behavior. Learn how to create a habitat that will attract and keep the Happy Hummers coming back.

Apr 23, Tu, 1PM,

Heat & Drought Resistant Plants

Cayce-W Cola Branch, 1500 Augusta Rd, W Cola

Our hot dry southern summers make it difficult to have lush green plants and colorful blooms. Learn about some of our favorite summer plants that can take the heat and drought.

May 1, Wed, 11AM,

Hummingbird Gardens

Chapin Branch, 129 NW Columbia Av, Chapin

Master Gardeners will share some background on ruby throated hummingbirds in South Carolina – interesting facts about their traits and behavior. Learn how to create a habitat that will attract and keep the Happy Hummers coming back.

May 4, Sat, 10AM,

Hummingbird Gardens

Pelion Branch, 206 Pine St, Pelion

Master Gardeners will share some background on ruby throated hummingbirds in South Carolina – interesting facts about their traits and behavior. Learn how to create a habitat that will attract and keep the Happy Hummers coming back.

May 22, Wed, 1PM,

Native Plants

Irmo Branch, 6251 St Andrews Rd, Cola

Native plants are low maintenance and hardier to grow than imported plants, along with the added bonus of being beneficial to our environment. Learn about the native plant choices available and how they can improve your micro-ecosystem.

 

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