Monthly Summer Conservation Workshops Available
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A series of three summer conservation workshops are being offered for 2017, for folks interested in managing their lawn and soil, gardening methods in small spaces, or pollinators and native plants.

The classes are sponsored by the Jackson Purchase Resource Conservation and Development Foundation, partnering with McCracken County Conservation District, McCracken County Cooperative Extension, and the city of Paducah. All three workshops are FREE and will be held at the Cooperative Extension office at 2025 New Holt Road in Paducah.

Be Green Lawn-care Management Workshop on Thursday, June 15 from 9 - 11 am: Come and learn about stormwater and earth friendly ways to manage your yard, including erosion control practices, soil testing and proper fertilization
practices and yard waste practices. 

Small Space Gardening Workshop on Tuesday, July 18 from 9 - 11 am: Learn to alternative gardening methods for small spaces, including pallet gardens, container gardens, and straw bale gardens. 

Pollinator Workshop on Thursday, August 10 from 9 -11 am: Learn about beekeeping, pollinators and the importance of native plants.

If you plan to participate in any of the workshops, please pre-register by emailing (encouraged but not required). You may also call 270-908-4545 to register or get more information.

Published 10:26 AM, Saturday Jun. 03, 2017
Updated 08:22 AM, Saturday Jun. 03, 2017

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