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Fall Garden Seminar August 27 @ 8:30am Alabama Veterans Museum 114 West Pryor Street Athens, AL

Agenda 8:30am 9:00am 9:15am 9:45am

On-site registration begins (pre-register online for quicker check-in)

Welcome – Harvey Cotten

Review of Ornamental Gardening Basics – Dr. Brian Brown, ACES REA

Ornamental Plant Pests and Diseases – Dr. James Jacobi, ACES Specialist

10:15am        Break

10:30am        What’s New and Trending in Branded Ornamental Plants – Kip McConnell, Dr. Allen Owings, Shane Pack, and Davy Wright

12:00pm       Lunch*

Cost: $35

*Pre-register by 8/20 to ensure you are included with the catering headcount.


Pre-register at https://tinyurl.com/5ddpat5t

Questions? Call 334-821-5148

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The Get Outside with Alabama Smart Yards for 2022 continues every Wednesday at 1:00 pm.  Connect:   https://www.aces.edu/go/asywebinars

W, June 29 Small Space Veggie Gardening

Glenn Huovinen, Advanced Master Gardener, Autauga County

Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. Visit www.aces.edu/go/asywebinars to register.


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Mark your calendars for  Alabama Garden Chat! 

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If you have questions about your gardens and landscapes, feel free to email us at alabamagardenchat@gmail.com! We will go through questions every Wednesday at 2:00 pm, right after the Alabama Smart Yards webinar. Join our Alabama Garden Chat webinar at www.aces.edu/go/asywebinars. Alabama Garden Chat will run through August. 


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 Back 2 Basics Wednesdays webinars will continue Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022  at 10:00 AM Central Time

 Please check the Back 2 Basics Wednesdays ACES website for the current list of dates, presenters, and topics for the Summer/Fall Sessions.  

You can register at  www.aces.edu/go/B2Bzoom If you cannot be there for the live event on Wednesday (or any of the events), they will be recorded.  You can find the video recordings on the Alabama Extension at Alabama A&M University Facebook Page in the videos section or at http://www.aces.edu/go/B2B2020 and http://www.aces.edu/go/B2B2021  

Join us with Zoom www.aces.edu/go/B2Bzoom  Registration required. 

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Register now  for the Blount County Master Gardeners’ Fall Conference


Speakers’ Schedule:

9:30 a.m. Sherry Blanton, “Shady Tales”

10:30 a.m. Bethany O’Rear, “Adventures of a Farmer’s Daughter” 

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Plants with Jason Powell and

Lunch

1:00 p.m. Jason Kirby, “Emily Dickenson’s Garden” 2:00 p.m. Dolores Hydock, “Dishing the Dirt”

For information, contact Sherilyn Osborne, 205-382-0791 (leave a message please) sherilynosborne@bellsouth.net


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Lunch & Learn Series

Free but preregistration is required 


August 24 - Cultivating Citrus in Alabama: Dr. Arlie PowellLearn all about growing citrus in the Southeast. REGISTER HERE!

September 7 - Curb Appeal with Yard Art: Hope Long, Gain inspiration from DIY crafts and elevate your landscape décor. REGISTER HERE!

August 10Flower Bulbs for Containers: Mallory Kelley, Explore the different bulbs that thrive in containers. REGISTER HERE!

August 24 - Cultivating Citrus in Alabama: Dr. Arlie PowellLearn all about growing citrus in the Southeast. REGISTER HERE!

September 7 - Curb Appeal with Yard Art: Hope Long, Gain inspiration from DIY crafts and elevate your landscape décor. REGISTER HERE!


Hosted by the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the webinar is part of the 2022 Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Series at Birmingham Botanical Gardens and is presented in partnership with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System; the Alabama Green Industry Training Center; the Jefferson County Department of Health; Jefferson County Commission; City of Leeds, Alabama; City of Birmingham Stormwater Management; and the Storm Water Management Authority, Inc.

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar. You will receive just one reminder the day of the event, so be sure to mark your calendar. Thank you for joining us for this fun virtual presentation!.


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ACES, in conjunction with several universities,  is offering beekeepers the chance to attend virtual meetings from the comfort of one’s own home using a computer or mobile device. Each event will bring participants up to date on timely beekeeping topics. Time for Q&A included.  ALL ARE WELCOME! IT’S FREE!


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Watch via Zoom Webinar, the Last Tuesday of the month, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Connect:        https://auburn.zoom.us/j/904522838

or Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/LawrenceCountyextension/ Questions? Email Allyson Shabel ams0137@aces.edu




If you missed any of the previous All About Azaleas Programs programs, you can find them here:

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