Garden talks in Batavia

Date(s) - Thursday, Oct 03, 2019
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm


The Genesee County Master Gardeners will hold a series of free garden talks from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office, 420 E. Main St, Batavia.

Take your lunch.

Registration is not required.

The topics are:

August 1 “Sensory Gardens” Come learn about the benefits and how to create a garden for the five senses. The talk will include how such a garden can be used as a healing therapy for people as well as encourage natural learning experiences for children. The sensory garden invites everyone to enjoy the garden and stimulate their senses.

September 5  “Growing Garlic” This talk will be on all things garlic– its history, uses, horticultural varieties and cultivation.

October 3  “Autumn Décor Demonstration”  Master Gardener Jane Grehlinger will show you how to create a fall masterpiece from the garden.

November 7  “Gardens of England” Master Gardener Pam Ketchum will present brief reflections from a 13-day tour of English gardens. Highlights will include the Chelsea Flower Show, Great Dixter, Sissinghurst and Hidcote. She will share some history of the original owners and talk about structure, garden rooms, patterning, pathways and, of course, color.

Future topics and other Master Gardener events will be posted on the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County website and on its Facebook page.