Dig In: A Gardening Seminar

Master Gardeners are kicking off 2015 with the third annual Dig In: A Gardening Seminar. Get your gardening juices flowing and join us for a morning packed with gardening information. Pick the topics that are of interest to you in each of three sessions.

February 28, 2015
8:30 check-in to receive materials
9:00 to Noon concurrent classes

$25 registration deadline February 20.
$30 at-the-door registration until 8:45 a.m., class availability may be limited.
Refreshments will be available for purchase before and after each session.

Registration fee is non-refundable.

Event location:
University of Missouri Extension
260 Brown Road
St. Peters MO 63376


Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Phone registration is the quickest method and lets you know whether or not your preferences are available at the time of the call. All major credit cards are accepted.

By phone: Call the extension center, 636-970-3000.

By mail: Complete the registration form and mail to the event location listed above. Make check payable to University Extension. You will receive a confirmation call or email verifying which of your preferences were assigned.

Event schedule

Select one class from each session.

Session 1, 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.

Continuous Color in the Shade Garden
Create interest for all seasons in your shade garden. View varieties of perennials, bulbs and annuals.

Grow Your Own from Seed
Start your own plants from seed with tips on growing them into beautiful plants for your garden. This hands-on class will allow you to take home seed and try growing from for yourself. Class limited to 15.

Why Grow Herbs?
Herbs are easy. They are important in the food chain, flavor our meals and fill gaps in the landscape. Learn about incorporating these ancient plants around your home.

Session 2, 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.

Continuous Color in the Sunny Garden
View varieties of perennials, bulbs and annuals that give the longest show for sunny gardens in the St. Charles area.

No Dig Flower Bed?
Say it can be done! You can create a new garden bed the lasagna way -- an easy and inexpensive way to use amendments to make your own soil on top of an existing area..

Soil Building and Composting
Learn the "dirt" on what makes up good soil. Why composting is important and how to make it for free!.

Session 3, 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.

Organic Gardening
Learn the A to Z of growing food and plants without chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Missouri Natives for Your Yard
What are native plants and why do I want them in my yard? Learn how to attract bees, butterflies and birds and help the environment while planting attractive, easy-to-care-for plants.

Spring Lawn Care
Get a jump on information needed to make your lawn healthy and growing its best.