Get fresh gardening ideas from two experts at this virtual session. Kelly McGowan, a field specialist in horticulture with MU Extension, will talk about growing lavender. Matthew Dolan, with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture will discuss growing fruit trees in your backyard. Presented by the Discovery Garden Club. Adults. Register for a Zoom link. Will be recorded for later viewing
Get fresh ideas for a new gardening season from two experts at this virtual session. Kelly McGowan, field specialist in horticulture with MU Extension will talk about growing lavender in Missouri. Matthew Dolan, with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture, will discuss growing and caring for fruit trees in your backyard.
Adults. Presented by the Discovery Garden Club. Please register to receive a Zoom link. We will also record the program for later viewing until March 1 on our YouTube channel.
For more information about the Discovery Garden Club, please contact Discoverygardenclub@gmail.com.
More About Our Speakers
Kelly McGowan has been with University of Missouri Extension for eight years and serves as a field specialist in horticulture, working primarily with home gardeners in southwest Missouri. Areas of concentration include vegetable production, soil fertility, pollinator education, sustainable home landscapes and serving as Master Gardener coordinator and Master Naturalist co-coordinator. Kelly obtained her bachelor of science degree in horticulture from Missouri State University’s Darr School of Agriculture. She received her master of science degree in natural resources and agroforestry through the University of Missouri, which included a thesis project in elderberry flower production.
Matthew Dolan manages the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture fruit trees at Columbia's Agriculture Park and in gardens across town. CCUA adopts a holistic approach to growing fruit trees and promotes tree health through cultivating a beneficial microbial community and boosting trees' natural defenses. Matthew has been gardening with CCUA for five years and installs garden beds and plants fruit trees and berry bushes with residents. He is passionate about lowering the barrier of entry to growing food by making gardening concepts easily accessible.
|Mon, Jun 05||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
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