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March 2020
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Beginning Perennial Gardening

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Tired of replanting annuals year after year? Then it's time to move to perennial gardening. In the class we will take you through the steps needed to create a successful garden. The fundamentals of soil, plant selection, light requirements, and color schemes will be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required. 

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To Prune Or Not To Prune And The Right Way To Do It

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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The timing of pruning can affect how much Hydrangeas and other shrubs bloom. Some shrubs flower on new wood, and some shrubs on old wood. At this session you will learn the correct timing and techniques to prune the various Hydrangea cultivars and other shrubs for maximum blooming. Rejuvenating tired old shrubs will also be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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To Prune Or Not To Prune And The Right Way To Do It

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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The timing of pruning can affect how much Hydrangeas and other shrubs bloom. Some shrubs flower on new wood, and some shrubs on old wood. At this session you will learn the correct timing and techniques to prune the various Hydrangea cultivars and other shrubs for maximum blooming. Rejuvenating tired old shrubs will also be discussed. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Sugar Creek Gardens’ Best Spring Gardening Tips

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Based on Karen's Garden Calendar, a compilation of proven gardening techniques by masterful gardener Karen Collins, you'll learn great tips for spring gardening. You'll discover which varieties are in flower along with the garden practices that will produce the longest-blooming, heaviest flowering plants. Hear about the problems that may be lurking and the garden chores you can expect. Soil preparation, fertilizing, dead-heading and pruning, pest and disease control, propagation and other proven techniques will be discussed. Presented by Karen Collins…

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Sugar Creek Gardens’ Best Spring Gardening Tips

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Based on Karen's Garden Calendar, a compilation of proven gardening techniques by masterful gardener Karen Collins, you'll learn great tips for spring gardening. You'll discover which varieties are in flower along with the garden practices that will produce the longest-blooming, heaviest flowering plants. Hear about the problems that may be lurking and the garden chores you can expect. Soil preparation, fertilizing, dead-heading and pruning, pest and disease control, propagation and other proven techniques will be discussed. Presented by Karen Collins…

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Lighten Up—Colorful Combinations to Light Up Your Shade Garden

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Explore the ever-expanding selection of shade perennials, shrubs, and annuals that will keep your shady garden full of color spring until frost. Learn how to combine flower and foliage color, form and texture for season-long interest in your garden. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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High Impact for Small Spaces

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Discover landscape ideas to maximize the impact for smaller gardens and yards. Learn about the ideal shrubs, trees and perennials, along with ideas to create a sense of uniqueness for your small spaces. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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April 2020
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High Impact for Small Spaces

April 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Discover landscape ideas to maximize the impact for smaller gardens and yards. Learn about the ideal shrubs, trees and perennials, along with ideas to create a sense of uniqueness for your small spaces. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Naturally Beautiful, Gardening With Missouri Native Plants

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this session you'll learn about Missouri native plants and the techniques needed to create and maintain a lovely native plant garden. You'll hear about long blooming sun perennials, along with delightful shade plants to ensure successful low-maintenance landscapes. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Minimal Care, Maximum Results, Superb Small Shrubs and Perennials

April 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Discover how you can have a beautiful landscape without all the work. At this session you'll hear about the smaller shrubs that provide exceptional impact with little or no pruning. You'll also learn about perennials that will reward you with interesting and beautiful plantings, with little or no care.  This class is FREE and no reservations are required.  

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Plants That Work

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this session you will hear about the perennials and shrubs that reward us with abundant blooms and luscious foliage without all the fuss. We will share with you the plants we have found to be most beautiful, tough and long lived. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Long Blooming Shade Perennials for Exceptional Color

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Take the guess work out of perennial selection. With this class you'll discover the showiest, longest blooming, heaviest producing shade perennials available. Learn their growing requirements along with the techniques needed to keep these plants in top flower production form. This class is free and no reservations are required.

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Plants That Work

April 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this session you will hear about the perennials and shrubs that reward us with abundant blooms and luscious foliage without all the fuss. We will share with you the plants we have found to be most beautiful, tough and long lived. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Top Perennial Plants for Beginners

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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If you're new to gardening and want to try your hand at growing perennials, this class is for you. Discover the easy-care, long-blooming beauties that you can easily grow. You'll learn the merits of these plants along with their growing requirements. This class is FREE and no reservations are required. 

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Beginning Tomato Gardening

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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In this informative and fun session you'll learn the techniques and tips needed to grow and harvest a bumper crop of delicious tomatoes. Learn about unique heirloom varieties, grafted tomatoes, and patio tomatoes that can be grown in containers. You'll hear about pruning, fertilizing, staking, the benefits of companion planting, and problems you may encounter. Plus, for tomato lovers short on space, we'll tell you about the super dwarfs that produce full size fruit on small plants. This class is FREE and no…

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Dazzling Containers for Entrance Ways, Patios and Gardens

April 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Learn creative combinations of plants, colors and textures to amaze your family and friends. You will hear about the breathtaking plants that will transform your window boxes, moss baskets, hayracks, and pots into living art forms. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Gardening Under Trees

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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This entertaining and informative talk will teach you how to garden under your trees without damaging them. Also discussed will be the ever-expanding selection of shade plants. Learn how to combine flower and foliage color, form and texture for season-long interest in your garden. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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Top Plants and Tips for Perennial Gardens

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this information session we'll share the top perennial plants along with proven gardening techniques that will transform your yard from ho-hum to WOW! You'll discover which varieties are the most prolific bloomers and the garden practices that will produce the longest-blooming, heaviest producing plants. This class is FREE and no reservations are required. 

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Dazzling Containers for Entrance Ways, Patios and Gardens

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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Learn creative combinations of plants, colors and textures to amaze your family and friends. You will hear about the breathtaking plants that will transform your window boxes, moss baskets, hayracks, and pots into living art forms. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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May 2020
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Master Gardeners’ Favorite Plants

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Sugar Creek Gardens, 1011 N. Woodlawn
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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At this session you will hear about the perennials, annuals, and shrubs that Master Gardeners love best. Master Gardener Jan Gown will fill you in the most vigorous plants with abundant bloom and remarkable foliage. Jan is a long-time member of the Missouri Botanical Gardens' Answer Service team. This class is FREE and no reservations are required.

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