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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lafayette County Master Gardeners

Gardening Advice

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners will staff a table  from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Oxford Farmers’ Market in the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard to provide information on the services provided by the Lafayette County Extension Service and answer gardening questions. At 9 a.m., Master Gardener Cissy Johnson will present a demonstration on container gardening from the back of her truck. In case of rain, this demonstration will be canceled. (May 13, 2010)

Spring Garden Lecture Series

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners, in association with the University Museum, presents the final lecture in the Spring Garden Lecture Series on Thursday. The lecture will begin at noon at the University Museum at University Avenue and Fifth Street.

The speaker for this lecture, titled “Purple Rain, Mellow Yellow, Silver Bells and Scarlet Ribbons: Creating Color in the Landscape,” will be Lelia Kelly, extension associate professor at Mississippi State and consumer horticulture specialist with North Mississippi Research and Extension Center. Kelly will discuss how to create and maintain color in your landscape with shrubs, trees, and flowers.

The series is free and open to the public. Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy this informative lecture with other gardeners. (April 14, 2010)

Spring Garden Lecture Series

The Lafayette County Master Gardeners, in association with the University Museum, presents the third lecture in the Spring Garden Lecture Series on Thursday. The lecture will begin at noon at the University Museum at University Avenue and Fifth Street.

The speaker for the fourth lecture, titled “”Growing a Rainbow for Your Table:  The Colorful Kitchen Garden,” will be Linda Boyd, a market gardener of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Originally from Indiana, she is a self-taught gardener who has developed her own system of organic gardening over the past 10 years and now sells her produce locally. She will talk about growing vegetables for your table that lend color to your garden.

The series is free and open to the public. Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy this informative lecture with other gardeners. (April 12, 2010)

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