2023 Workshop Schedule – Open to the public

2023 Free Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: These workshops will  be held at the Limestone County Extension Office (Suite C) from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The Extension Office is located in the gray building in the southeast corner of Market and Hine Streets, across from the Athens Post Office. The address is 1109 W Market Street.

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Getting Dirty at the Library in 2023

Join us this spring and summer for a monthly lunch & learn. Beginning in March 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Athens-Limestone Public Library, 603 S Jefferson St, Athens, AL.

Mark your calendar for these informative topics:
2/14/23     Value of Curb Appeal – Chris McNatt

3/14/23     Birding: Getting Started & Getting Better – Emily Clem

4/11/23     Invasive Plants & Their Mitigation – Harvey Cotten

5/9/23      Native Food Forests – Kerry Steedley

(Summer Vacation Break)

7/11/23     Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Rhonda Britton

8/8/23      Native Plants That Grow Well in North Alabama – Soozi Pline

9/12/23     Global Worming – Greg Allison

10/10/23    Tower Garden Hydroponics & DIY Designs – Chris Becker

Master Gardener Training Course

Alabama Master Gardener training is coordinated and conducted by Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Typically two courses are held per year, January-April and August-November. Each course consists of an Orientation meeting and 12 weekly classes. A detailed schedule and syllabus are passed out at the orientation. More information may be found at Alabama MG Program and Master Gardener FAQ . The application form may be found under the Master Gardener Application link in the left sidebar menu.