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WS01 – What Would Mother Nature Do?

Lenora Larson

It’s not an overstatement to say you’ll be amazed by this workshop, this woman, and Long Lips Farm, Lenora Larson’s two-acre garden in rural Paola, Kansas. This workshop demonstrates sustainable gardening practices that work with rather than against Mother Nature. When a question or challenge occurs, this gardener steps back and asks, "What would Mother…
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$105

WS02 – Identifying Common Plant Problems

Judy O’Mara

Extension Master Gardeners are often the front line for identifying plant problems and making recommendations for home landscapes and gardens. Anyone who has ever worked a garden hotline knows you have to be part detective to be successful. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to improve your plant pathology detective skills: Learn how to apply…
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$45

WS03 – Understanding Design Principles and Applying Them to the Landscape

Terri James

If you want to better understand how to apply tried-and-true design principles to a new garden project you have in mind, this workshop is just the ticket to get you on your way. Terri will cover: Principles and elements of design. How to apply them to a landscape project. Evaluating a site and creating a…
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$45

WS04 – Arranging Flowers and Foliage from Your Garden

Craig Sole

Craig Sole is known for his joyous floral creations and a more natural look in floral design. Learn the concepts of floral design and how to incorporate fresh cut flowers and foliage from your garden into creative displays. Select, snip, clip, design . . . come and express your creativity with nature’s bounty as Craig…
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$85

WS05 – Identifying Common Plant Problems

Judy O’Mara

Extension Master Gardeners are often the front line for identifying plant problems and making recommendations for home landscapes and gardens. Anyone who has ever worked a garden hotline knows you have to be part detective to be successful. This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to improve your plant pathology detective skills: Learn how to apply…
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$45

WS06 – Nature Journaling

Carrie Carlson

Nature journaling is the mindful practice of connecting with nature by using all your senses, making and recording observations, and being curious. What better way to expand your enjoyment of gardening! Participants in this basic workshop: Practice using words, pictures, and numbers to document the natural world around them. Discuss tools, materials, and resources. Explore…
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$45

WS07 – Every Gardener Is an Artist

Donna Houtteman

Raise your hand if you fall in love with beautiful plants at the garden center but aren’t sure how to put them together to make a wow-factor design. Instead of starting from scratch on garden design, join Donna Houtteman as she shows how to fast-forward the process. Be prepared for lively conversation with this engaging…
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$65

WS08 – Positive Ways to Deal with Negative Behavior

Diane Oakes

If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener. However, even gardeners have to eventually return to the real world where we interact with all kinds of people. Happy and unhappy. Angry and frustrated. This workshop is designed to help you deal with friends, family, officemates, even the people you meet while…
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$45

WS09 – Paper Flowers That Never Wilt!

Teresa Halbersma

What’s the secret to creating beautiful bouquets that need no water and never wilt? Learn the answer when you join the fun of making one-of-a-kind flowers using papercraft. Workshop includes: Supplies (pattern, scissors, glue gun, paper) to make a festive flower during the workshop. Instructions and a basic pattern for creating larger, more intricate flowers…
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$45

WS10 – Natural Garden Design: Use Layers & Green Mulch to Reduce Management and Increase Ecosystem Function

Benjamin Vogt

In this workshop, you’ll discover how to garden in synch with nature using the processes and designs found in native plant communities. The result is a garden that’s as attractive as it is sustainable, low maintenance, and supportive of existing ecosystems. Learn how to use a plant’s natural tendencies to fill in niches and increase…
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$95

WS11 – iPhone Photography Explorations

Jim Richardson

Few cameras have changed photography as much as the mobile phone. This hands-on workshop by National Geographic photojournalist Jim Richardson explores the visual storytelling capabilities of this pocket-size communications tool. Learn the fun of taking better photos from a pro. Find out how to connect the photos you take with friends, online platforms, and others…
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$95

WS12 – The Herb Lovers Garden Workshop

Sue Goetz

This hands-on workshop is for the gardener interested in planting, nurturing, harvesting and creatively using herbs. It covers everything from aromatics and healing to edible flowers and culinary flavors. Learn how to create tasty treats, body care products, and household remedies. Gather tips for growing herbs, landscaping with them, and using them in recipes. Take…
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$65

WS13 – Paper Flowers That Never Wilt!

Teresa Halbersma

What’s the secret to creating beautiful bouquets that need no water and never wilt? Learn the answer when you join the fun of making one-of-a-kind flowers using papercraft. Workshop includes: Supplies (pattern, scissors, glue gun, paper) to make a festive flower during the workshop. Instructions and a basic pattern for creating larger, more intricate flowers…
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$45