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Winter Workshops for the Home Gardener Announced

Spotlight on the Cabbage Family:  Introducing King Cole, January 24, 7 p.m., Rick Judd, $15

This is the first workshop in a series, The Spotlight Series, which will feature families of vegetables.  Introducing King Cole features the Cabbage family—collards, kale, broccoli, cabbage and more —and will include cultural information, growing tips, and recipes that will convince you to eat more of these nutritious vegetables! 

Vines and Espaliers, January 25, 7 p.m., Tom Maddux, $15

Vertical gardening is fun and can produce desirable results.  Vines and espaliers are often what are missing, learn how to add height to your garden, and bring the flowers closer to your nose.

Downsize your Garden, February 1, 7 p.m., Anne Boyd, Dee Benson, Melora Davis, and Carmela Simons, $15

Do you need to downsize your garden?  By presenting their experiences with reducing the size of their gardens and creating low maintenance landscapes, Master Gardeners will help you to think about ways in which you can shrink your garden and create a landscape that you can enjoy.

Cooking Spices—Their Origins, and the Trip to your Kitchen , February 9, 6 p.m., Frank Ebright, $15

Ever wonder where the spices in the rack come from?  Discover the plant origins of your favorite cooking spices.  We will discuss how they are grown and processed, and how they end up in your kitchen.  Reaching for the spice jar will be like taking a mini-vacation.

Prepare your Landscape for Spring, February 21, 7 p.m., Frank Ebright and Rob Medicus, $15

Are you prepared for Spring?  Frank and Rob will help take the guess work out of your Spring to-do list and discuss topics such as landscape clean-up, plant pruning, insect and disease monitoring and control, early vegetable and ornamental plantings, and lawn maintenance.       

Registration is required; payment collected at the door. Contact our Extension Office 302-831-COOP, or Carrie Murphy, Horticulture Educator, cjmurphy@udel.edu to register.

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