Master Gardeners - Family Gardening for Food and Fun:
A new program from the Linn County Master Gardeners - Family Gardening for Food and Fun - kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 at the Lowe Park Demonstration Gardens. This event will take place on the third Tuesday of each month, ending in September. The topic for the first evening is pruning. Linn County Master Gardeners Doug Smith and Steve Bartlett will conduct a walking tour around Lowe Park and discuss pruning techniques for the various plants, from ornamental shrubs to the new orchard just to the west of the greenhouse. Refreshments will follow.