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September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Weeds 101 – Fall Section

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Don’t let weeds get the upper hand this season! Learn how to identify the most common annual and perennial lawn and garden weeds using leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds. The spring section focuses on early season weeds; 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 in both sections.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Friday, September 16 (Rain Date: Friday, September 23)

About the Instructor:
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.

Lucy Dinsmore is a horticulturist and certified arborist who loves learning and teaching about all things growing. She worked in public gardens for ten years and now runs Plant Lady Lucy, a garden design and consulting business in Kennett Square. She earned her MS in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota.

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