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Upcoming Events for Kentucky

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to calendar@sbsmags.com.

 

 

November 2 & 15, Covington
Ag & Hort – Forestry Program (2-part series)
Kenton County Extension Service

The Forestry Program Series will begin on information needed to reforest your land. The topic of Part 2 will be recognizing and dealing with invasive plants. Each session meets at 6:30 p.m. and will meet the educational requirements for participating in the CAIP program. For information/registration, call 859-356-3155, email dl_ces_kenton@email.uky.edu, or visit kenton.ca.uky.edu.



November 14, Union
Evergreen Selection
Boone County Arboretum

Bundle up and enjoy this guided tour of the arboretum’s evergreens. Learn how to utilize and select evergreens for your landscape. Registration is required through Nov. 13. 1-2:30 p.m. For information/registration call 859-384-4999, email arboretum@boonecountyky.org, or visit bcarboretum.org.



November 15, Covington
Part 2: Ag & Hort – Forestry Program
Kenton County Extension Service

The Forestry Program Series will begin on information needed to reforest your land. The topic of Part 2 will be recognizing and dealing with invasive plants. Each session meets at 6:30 p.m. and will meet the educational requirements for participating in the CAIP program. For information/registration, call 859-356-3155, email dl_ces_kenton@email.uky.edu, or visit kenton.ca.uky.edu.



November 15, Lexington
Stump the Hort Agent
Fayette County Extension Service

This program is back by popular demand and is a question and answer session. Audience members will have the opportunity to steer the conversation to whatever topics you desire. Meet at 6:30 p.m. and put the agent in the hot seat! Admission is free, and pre-registration is required. For additional information/registration, call 859-257-5582, email dl_ces_fayette@email.uky.edu, or visit fayette.ca.uky.edu.



November 19, London
Gardener’s Toolbox: Flowers & Bulbs    
Laurel County Extension Service

This class will be filled with information on planting bulbs for beautiful spring flowers. Each participant will take home bulbs for their garden. Space is limited to 25 persons for this 6 p.m. class with a material fee of $5. For additional information/registration, call 606-864-4167, email dl_ces_laurel@email.uky.edu, or visit laurel.ca.uky.edu.



November 26, Covington
Renovating Sacrifice Areas and Cover Crops
Kenton County Extension Service

The class will cover renovating sacrifice areas and planting cover crops to renew soil quality. 6:30-8 p.m. For information/registration, call 859-356-3155, email dl_ces_kenton@email.uky.edu, or visit kenton.ca.uky.edu.



November 27, La Grange
Winter Greenery
Oldham County Extension Service

Horticulture assistant Michael Boice will demonstrate how to use fresh greenery to make holiday decorations. The 1 p.m. program is sponsored by the Oldham County Master Gardener Association. Admission is free, and presentation is open to the public. Please register by calling 502-222-9453 or email lauren.state@uky.edu.

 

November 27, Louisville
Growing Microgreens
Middletown Branch Library

Jefferson County extension horticulture technician Carol Wilder will present this class on growing microgreens. 6:30 p.m. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 501-569-2344.

 

December



December 4, Covington
Holiday Evergreen Wreath
Kenton County Extension Service

Make a holiday wreath with live sedum, ornaments, and a mix of greens including magnolia, eucalyptus, and ivy. The class meets from 6-8 p.m. and requires pre-registration and payment by November 15 to allow for purchase of materials. Make checks for $15 payable to Kenton County District Board. Class will be limited to the first 25 paid registrants. For information/registration, call 859-356-3155, email dl_ces_kenton@email.uky.edu, or visit kenton.ca.uky.edu.



December 4, Lexington
Caring for Holiday Plants
Fayette County Extension Service

We will cover the care and culture of popular holiday plants and provide a plant or bulb(s) for you to grow. The cost is $10, and meeting time is 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. For additional information/registration, call 859-257-5582, email dl_ces_fayette@email.uky.edu, or visit fayette.ca.uky.edu.



December 6, Union
Plant Exploration with the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Morton Arboretum
Boone County Arboretum

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear about the exciting world of plant exploration with Chicago Botanic Garden and The Morton Arboretum. Matt Lobdell, curator of The Morton Arboretum and Phil Douglas, curator of woody plants at Chicago Botanic Garden will lead an exciting overview of recent plant collecting trips at their gardens and highlight the important global plant conservation work of their institutions. We’ll have a silent auction of botanical gems from each garden as an added bonus during the program. The presentation is 6-8 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Registration is $20/$25 for members/non-members and is required by December 6 at 5 p.m. For information/registration, call 859-384-4999, email arboretum@boonecountyky.org, or visit bcarboretum.org.



December 7, Burlington
Decorating with Greens
Boone County Extension Service Enrichment Center

Learn how to use the winter greens from your landscape for winter decorating. We will be arranging centerpieces. Please bring a centerpiece container that does not exceed 8 inches in diameter. Registration required for this 10 a.m.-noon class. For additional information/registration, call 859-257-6101, email dl_ces_fayette@email.uky.edu, or visit fayette.ca.uky.edu.

 

State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.