NEXT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PROGRAMS:


April 7th 2018 11:30 Treasures In Our Woods at Boone County Fairgrounds for the Boone County Master Gardener’s Garden Fest.


May 3rd 2018:  Zion Nature Center: Containers from the Ground Up.  Details to follow closer to program date.


May 9th 2018 Fisher Library: The Monarch Garden.  Details to follow closer to program date.


 

 

 

  1. INVASIVE SPECIES  this program was prepared for 6th graders to provide an overview of invasive species for the 6th grade science standard 6.LS.5.  Program includes definitions needed to discuss invasive species and several examples of species that are a problem in Indiana. 

  2. THE MONARCH GARDEN

  3. RAIN GARDENS AS MONARCH HABITAT

  4. GIVE POLLINATORS A CHANCE

  5. THE GOOD, BAD, AND UGLY OF INDIANA WILDFLOWERS  this program can add to your knowledge of Indiana Wildflowers and get you excited about hiking through Indiana woodlands in search of our beautiful spring wildflowers.

  6. TREASURES IN OUR LOCAL WOODS a wildflower program that includes photos of early emerging foliage.

  7. MYRENE’S SURPRISES  this program includes comments about new plant cultivars, garden books, garden maintenance, etc.  The program is a collection of what I find interesting in the world of gardening.

  8. RAIN GARDENS - LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION a program to help you choose the optimal location for your very own rain garden.

  9. TIPS TO ENHANCE YOUR GARDENING SPEED  a program of tips that will help you accomplish garden chores in the shortest time possible.

  10. GROW NATIVE AT HOME  a program on native plants.  Planting natives typically decreases garden maintenance chores.

  11. RAIN GARDENS  a program on gardens designed to absorb, filter and return rain water to the natural water cycle.

  12. PURPOSEFUL RUNING

  13. BEYOND THE CULINARY HERBS  a program on herbs native to the North American continent.  This talk focuses on herbaceous plants used by native Americans and early settlers as medicines, to flavor food, in ceremonies and as dye plants.

  14. PUTTING THE GARDEN TO BED  a program about garden tasks to do at the end of the garden season.

  15. LATE SEASON GARDENING  a program on gardening in October and November.

  16. WINTER GARDENING  a program focusing on garden tasks that can be accomplished during the winter months.

  17. TIPS AND HINTS FOR A FUN GARDEN  a program about keeping gardening fun.

  18. GARDEN DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN GARDEN  a program to help viewers determine their favorite style of garden, so they can design their garden in a way that pleases them.  There will also be a review of design guidelines. 

  19. BACKYARD HABITATS / WILDLIFE OUTSIDE YOUR WINDOW a program  about certifying your property as a backyard wildlife habitat through the National Wildlife Federation.  The elements needed to support wildlife in your yard will be discussed. 

  20. WATER MANAGEMENT FOR GARDENERS  this program is about water management from the view of a gardener.  This program covers what a gardener can do to have a positive effect on the local water supply.  Rain gardens, rain barrels, green roofs and other water friendly garden practices will be discussed.  

  21. GARDEN EDITING this program is about editing a garden to increase blooming, incorporate new plant material, enhance the gardens design and decrease the garden maintenance.

  22. FOLKLORE AND TRADITIONS OF HOLIDAY PLANTS  this program is a discussion of the plants that play a role in the December holidays of Kawanzaa, Chanukkah, and Christmas.

  23. LEAF RECYCLE - LEAVE IT OUT a program dedicated to ideas for keeping fall leaves out of the trash so you become a sustainable leaf handler.

  24. PRIVACY GARDENING

  25. CONTAINERS FROM THE GROUND UP

  26. EXERCISES TO SAVE A GARDENER’S BACK

  27. SEASONAL TIPS AND HINTS

  28. NEW PLANTS

  29. GARDEN TOOLS AND THEIR USES

  30. PHOTOGRAPHY FOR GARDENERS

  31. PREPARING HERBAL VINEGARS

  32. IS IT A WEED OR A GARDEN TREASURE

  33. MAINTENANCE HINTS

  34. FALL COLOR FROM NATIVE PLANTINGS

  35. FALL INTO SUSTAINABILITY

  My programs can be tailored to your group’s interests and needs.  Lectures are one hour with time for a question and answer session at the end.  Please call 317-408-9457 or e-mail me at myrene_brown@myrenesgarden.com to discuss details.

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MYRENE’ S GARDEN - 317-408-9457
 

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