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Weeds 101: Fall Section (Online)

September 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Thursday, September 10

Think of what gardening would be like without the world of weeds. Learn how to identify the most common annual and perennial lawn and garden weeds using leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds. The fall section covers species that should be removed before winter, making next year’s garden more maintenance free. Ecologically friendly methods of managing weed infestations are discussed.

About the Instructors:

Scott Freedman is Mt. Cuba Center’s Grounds and Plant Health Care Specialist/Chemical Coordinator. Prior to this he managed a commercial landscape maintenance company, where he oversaw operations, equipment maintenance, scheduling, and purchasing.

Duncan Himmelman, PhD, is the Education Manager at Mt. Cuba Center. He earned his doctorate in Ornamental Horticulture at Cornell University, taught college for 24 years, and has contributed to a number of horticultural publications. Duncan managed a 20-acre estate in Greenwich, CT and has designed landscapes for both private and public clients in New York City, Toronto, and Chicago.

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