Fall Vegetable Gardening
Craig Roussel - Ascension Master Gardener & Retired Horticulture Agent
August 23, 6:30 PM, Dutchtown Library
Need some sage advice about what vegetables grow best in our climate? Retired Horticulture Agent Craig Roussel will plant a few seeds of knowledge about inground, raised beds, and container gardens. He’ll also let you know which vegetables are suitable for planting this season. Seating is limited. Please register by calling the Dutchtown Library at (225) 673-8699.
Basic Landscape Design
Jessie Hoover - LSU AgCenter Horticulture Agent
September 6, 6:30 PM, Gonzales Library
Get outside and enjoy the air while you spruce up the beauty and value of your home. Whether you’re ready to renovate, improve, or want to maintain your yard, learn how to plan and create a beautiful, low-maintenance, and sustainable landscape. Jessie Hoover, Horticulture Agent with the LSU AgCenter, will outline the basic principles of landscape design. To register for this workshop call (225) 647-3955.
All Things Herbs
Sylvia Lowe - Baton Rouge Herb Society
October 11, 6:30 PM, Galvez Library
Skip the grocery store and learn to grow herbs at home! Fresh herbs are essential for gardeners who like to cook, and nothing is better than fresh herbs to elevate your kitchen skills. Baton Rouge Herb Society member Sylvia Lowe will share tips for growing delicious herbs, harvesting them, and how to use them in your favorite recipes. To register for this workshop call (225) 622-3339.
Gardening Q&A and Plant Swap
Panel of Ascension Master Gardeners
October 25, 6:00 PM, Gonzales Library
Have questions about gardening? Ask the experts! A panel of Ascension Parish Master Gardeners will be ready to answer all your questions. Bring your labeled plants, cuttings, bulbs, or seeds to exchange with other local gardeners after the panel. Leave with lots of information and something new to plant in your garden. To register for this workshop call (225) 647-3955.
Seating for each workshop is limited. Register by contacting the corresponding library listed above. For more information contact Horticulture Agent Mariah Simoneaux at the Ascension Parish LSU AgCenter.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture