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Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring

Wednesday May 3, 2023
6:00 PM until 7:30 PM

The Manchester City Library invites you to join us virtually or in person on Wednesday, May 3 at 6pm in the library auditorium for a presentation by the UNH Extension Master Gardener Speakers Bureau on getting your garden ready for spring.

In this presentation, attendees will learn some best practices for getting their vegetable and flower gardens ready for spring, ensuring that both plants and planting areas are properly prepared for a bountiful harvest. In addition to covering the vegetable and perennial gardens, attendees will learn best practices on how to bring their lawn out of hibernation, how to care for trees and shrubs, dealing with aggressive weeds, the benefits of composting, managing pests and diseases, and tending to tools and supplies. 

Ron Trexler has been a UNH Extension Master Gardener since 2016 and has achieved the level of Advanced Master Gardener.  He is extensively involved in the training and mentoring of new Master Gardeners, trains Master Gardeners who wish to participate in the Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau, and regularly presents to libraries, garden clubs and community organizations.  In addition, Ron serves in a leadership role with the Hooksett Garden Club and serves on the Executive Board of the New Hampshire Federation of Garden Clubs. He especially enjoys growing vegetables in raised beds that benefit from his home composting system.

For questions, call Tess at 603-624-6550 x7620 or email tkimsey@manchesternh.gov.

Signup for this program is not required for in-person attendance, but if you’d like a reminder email, you can sign up through our library calendar! For virtual attendance, please sign up to receive the zoom link. 


Location: Auditorium/Zoom
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