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Free Gardening Seminars

Need some help with your gardening skills?   Sappington Garden Shop, 11530 Gravois Road, can help.

The shop is offering gardening seminars at 2 and 7 p.m. on Thursdays beginning Feb. 17.

Here’s the schedule of topics and speakers:

Here’s the schedule of topics and speakers:

  • Feb. 17, “Plants of Merit, New for 2011,”Chris Nejelski, Plants of Merit Coordinator, Missouri Botanical Gardens
  • Feb. 24,  “Perennials, New, Old and Favorites,” Barry Ritter, owner of Ritter Horticultural Service
  • March 3.. “Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape,” Josh Hetley, sales rep, Greenleaf Nursery Company
  • March 10,  “Steps to a Better Lawn,” Kurt Austermann, agronomist, Siemer Enterprises
  • March 17, “Daylilies in the Landscape,” David Hoffmann, president, Greater St. Louis  Daylily Society
  • March 24,“Natural Guard Products—Understanding the Use for the Everyday Gardener,” Bill Sproat, VPG sales rep, Ferti-lome, Hiyield and Natural Guard Products
  • March 31, “Herb Gardening: Growing, Harvesting, Preserving, and Using,” Michelle “Mike” Ochonicky, adjunct prof., St. Louis Community College, Forest Park and Meramec