Learn From the Masters

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You have a opportunity this week from two of my fellow EMGs.

Tomorrow, Thursday, September 15, Dr. Mary Locniskar will describe how genetically engineered crops are produced and share examples in this science-based presentation.  Here’s the details:

Thursday, September 15th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Library Auditorium

Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont Street,
Lawrence, KS 66044

And then, on Saturday, you can enjoy learning with Dr. Jack Landgrebe, when he presents Gardening Among the Trees – A Shady Story

Many home gardeners eventually face the challenge of what to do as their sunny garden transforms into a woodland setting. What are the characteristics of such a garden, and how do you strike a balance between natural and man-made garden design elements? How do you quantify shade and relate it to what appears on plant labels? What are microclimates? How do you use texture, foliage color, leaf shapes and ground covers effectively? What are some design considerations involving annuals and perennials, shrubs and undercover trees, native plants and cultivars? What are some useful plant possibilities for shade gardens in northeast Kansas? These are many questions that will be answered during the talk.  Here’s the details:

Saturday, September 17, 2016. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

Meetings are held in the Dreher Building at the K-State Research and Extension Douglas County Office located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper, Lawrence, KS.


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