WOOSTER, Ohio -- Learn what to plant and how to do it in Secrest Arboretum’s Spring Planting Workshop. It’s a hands-on, rain-or-shine, get-your-hands-dirty practice session. Trees, shrubs and perennials are the focus. It’s next Wednesday, May 18.
“We’ll work with woody and herbaceous plants,” said Ken Cochran, the arboretum’s program coordinator and one of the workshop’s instructors. “We’ll look at plant selection ideas for different sites, and techniques for improving the survivability and sustainability of the plants. That’s something we’ll emphasize.”
There’s a $50 fee to participate. Participation is limited to 12. Pre-registration is required. Callto register. Call the same number for more information.
Meet at the arboretum’s Seaman Orientation Plaza on Williams Road. It's about 1.7 miles from OARDC’s main entrance. Follow the signs to the arboretum.
Bring a shovel and hand pruners if you have them. But you can borrow some there if you don’t.
OARDC is the research arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
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