Container Gardening presented by UNH Master Gardener, Ruth Droescher

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This program is in collaboration with the Bow Garden Club. Join the Garden Club for a light dinner at 6pm before the presentation.

During this presentation, attendees will learn the benefits and drawbacks of gardening in containers, the different types of containers and how to select the proper size and type for various situations, the proper way to assemble a container garden, the various factors to consider (such as environment, plant types, design characteristics, etc.), proper care and maintenance of container gardens, and finally, how to troubleshoot and solve problems from pests and diseases.

Ruth Droescher is an Advanced Master Gardener with the University of New Hampshire Extension.  She has also completed the Extension’s Natural Resources Stewards program and is also a presenter for their “Speaking for Wildlife” program. She has gardened in New England since childhood, and in New Hampshire for over 24 years. Her yard is registered with the National Wildlife Federation as Certified Wildlife Habitat, and also certified as a Monarch Waystation by Monarch Watch.  She works at her local garden center in Henniker, and as Landscape Designer and an Herbalist Education Advisor.


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