Upcoming Events

2015 Trends in Landscaping, Gardening & Cultivated Plants

February 17, 2015 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm; RESCHEDULED March 10, 2015 – 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Purple Coneflower/Echinacea

Purple Coneflower/Echinacea

Cost: Free to the Public

Location:
Louisville Free Public Library, Main Branch
Centennial Room
301 York Street
Louisville, KY 40203

Jefferson County Master Gardener June Sandercock and horticulturist Jeff Wallitsch, Wallitsch Garden Center, will discuss current trends in landscaping, gardening and cultivated plants as well as show slides of new plant introductions for the 2015 gardening season. Trends to be discussed include popular colors, optimizing outdoor spaces, small space gardening, natural landscapes, environmental conditions, concerns for pollinators, and food-scaping. Program presenters will show and describe examples of plants to address each trend, including those new to the 2015 market.

Arbor Day Tree Give-Away

April 11, 2015 – 9AM to 1PM
(RAIN OR SHINE!)

Cost: Free to the Public

Location:
Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Avenue, Louisville, KY 40213

The Jefferson County Master Gardeners will be giving away 1000 trees at the Louisville Nature Center in honor of Arbor Day. We will assist in providing information on tree varieties and help with tree selection. Other gardening information will be available, including information on utilizing raised beds. Stop by and see us!

1000 trees will be given away including: Bald Cypress, Black Gum, Gray Dogwood, Kentucky Coffeetree, Redbud, River Birch, Shumard Oak, Tulip Poplar and White Oak. There is a limit of 3 trees per family.

For More Information Please E-mail: JCMGA

2015 Master Gardener Classes

Weekly, February 25, 2015 through May 18, 2015 – 6PM to 8PM

The 2013 Class of Certified Master Gardeners

The 2013 Class of Certified Master Gardeners

Location:
Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Avenue, Louisville, KY 40213

The Jefferson County Extension office is offering its new series of classes to train the newest Jefferson County Master Gardeners. The course consists of 16 classes that cover vegetable gardening, entomology, beekeeping, composting, native plants and more!

For More Information Please E-mail: Stephen Lewis

Gardenaganza 2015

Sunday, April 26 – 11AM to 4PM
(RAIN OR SHINE!)

Cindy & Caroline at Gardenaganza 2014Cost: Free to the Public

Location:
Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Avenue, Louisville, KY 40213

Join the Jefferson County Master Gardeners along with other crafters, musicians, food distributors and presenters for this annual JCMGA fundraising event. Purchase plants for your Spring garden, support local non-profits and businesses, and meet a lot of friendly people!

For More Information Please E-mail: Jefferson County Master Gardeners