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Spring 2017 Lunch and Learns

Spring Pruning with Jeff McManus

Proper techniques for pruning trees and shrubs are essential for the health of your plants and future growth. It’s not difficult if you know the right techniques and timing. In this class you will learn how to avoid spreading disease from tree to tree and also how to sharpen and clean your pruners. Jeff McManus will be sharing concepts from his book Pruning Like a Pro. There will be a Q&A, so if you have a question regarding pruning, email Communiversity at outreach@olemiss.edu and your question will be discussed during the class session.

DATE: Wednesday, April 26
MEETS: 12:00-1:00 p.m., UM Depot
INSTRUCTOR: Jeff McManus, CGM, ISA-Certified Arborist, Director of Ole Miss Landscape Services, and author of Pruning Like a Pro
FEE: $10

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How to Create a Beautiful Hummingbird Garden

With spring approaching, our migratory-feathered friends are returning, including the beloved Ruby-Throated Hummingbird. Learn how you can attract and support hummers and other pollinators with native plants and habitat enhancements from Mitch Robinson, Conservation Education Coordinator at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center. We will discuss the importance of native plants as nectar sources for our wildlife, highlighting species fit for our region, as well as other ways you can support wildlife in your yard.

DATE: Wednesday, March 22
MEETS: 12-1:00 p.m., UM Depot
INSTRUCTOR: Mitch Robinson, Conservation Education Manager, Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, MS
FEE: $10
NOTES: There will be a Q&A, so if you have a question regarding creating a successful hummingbird or butterfly garden, email Communiversity at outreach@olemiss.edu and your question will be discussed during the class session.

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Easy to Elegant Easter Tablescapes and Centerpieces

Jordan Brown is known for her creative ability to decorate for special events during any season.  Join Jordan as she shows you how to decorate your Easter table from easy-to-do affordable tablescapes to very elegant tablescapes with eye-catching centerpieces. Feel free to bring your ideas and questions. This hour will be packed with fun DIY ideas that will keep you engaged and brighten up any Easter celebration.

DATE: Wednesday, March 29
MEETS: 12:00-1:00 p.m., Insight Park, HR Training Room, Lower Level
INSTRUCTOR: Jordan Brown
FEE: $10

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