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Master Gardener classes come to Yankeetown

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By The Staff

Registration is open for a Select Master Gardener Class being held in Yankeetown from March 10 through April 28.

The class, being held at the Yankeetown Woman ’s Club at No. 5 56th St., Yankeetown, is limited to 25 students, first come, first served. To register, call Audrey Sharp at 352-486-5131

These classes are incorporated into the Nature Coast Master Gardener Training. The classes and their dates are:

March 10 — Soils and Fertilizers, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. An introduction to the technical side of soils and land fertility needs for our area. Bring a sack lunch and drink for the break.

March 17 and 24 —Principals of Pest Management I &II, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Principals of pest management, to include disease, insect, weed, and nematode identification, cultural controls, chemical controls, pesticide safety, and organic management. It is suggested that this class should be taken as a block (both classes).

Bring a sack lunch and drink for the break.

April 7 — Critters and their Management, 12:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Learn about those things that are a part of our natural environment, how to manage, control, or attract the non-human Florida natives among us.

April 14 — Ground Covers, Turf grass, Ornamentals, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. What varieties grow best in this area? Bring a sack lunch and drink.

April 21 —Vegetable Gardening, Landscape, and Garden Irrigation, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and drink.

April 28 — Fruit and Nuts, Edible landscapes, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and drink.