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April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Weeds 101: Spring Section

Summer weeds at Mt. Cuba Center.
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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. Ecologically friendly methods of managing weed infestations are discussed. Join the instructor on a walk through the gardens. Class is rain or shine.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, April 12, 2024.

About the Instructor:
Liz Allen is a Horticulturist and Volunteer Coordinator at the Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar. She has been a Delaware Master Naturalist since 2020, focusing on involving children in native gardening and restoring local forests through invasive removal. Liz specializes in transforming private and public properties into beautiful wildlife havens through thoughtful plant selection and design. She holds a Master’s degree in TESOL, a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, and is fluent in Spanish. She can be found gazing at a cardinal flower, waiting for a hummingbird to visit.

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