Garden Talk series in Batavia: ‘Tips on Ticks’

Date(s) - Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018
12:15 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County


Genesee County Master Gardeners will hold a monthly garden series called Garden Talk from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Cooperative Extension office, 420 E. Main St., Batavia.

The events are free. No registration is necessary. Take your lunch.

The talks will be given by Master Gardeners.

The talks are:

Aug. 7  “Autumn Awesomeness”  Fall is a great time to garden after so many of summer’s challenges are past. If you’d like a garden filled with Autumn Awesomeness, learn a few ideas to get you started right away. Late-interest plants are important, but there’s more, and that “more” will make your garden sing year round.

Sept. 4  “Tips on Ticks”  Learn about which ticks you may find in your backyard or farther afield. With tick encounters on the rise learn how to identify a tick, what diseases they may carry and how to protect yourself and your family from being bitten by a tick.

Oct. 2 “A Witches’ Garden”  Witches were once considered wise women and healers. They used plants they grew or found in their environment to cure ills as well as cast spells. You too may have your very own witch’s garden. Explore the folklore and plants of the witch.

Nov. 6 Demonstration on how to make an outdoor greens display for the winter. Get ideas for a creating a container that can take you past the holidays and look good all winter.