Friday, September 05, 2014

Portage Library to host Keweenaw Garden Club Sept. 8

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Garden Club as it resumes its gardening programs for the public from September through May.

Rebecca Krans, Consumer Horticulture Educator from the Michigan State University Extension Office, will present "Winter Hardy Shrubs and Proper Pruning" at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8.

Krans will discuss proper pruning techniques to help shrubs look their best. She will also share "Smart Gardening" strategies for selecting the best winter hardy shrubs for the Keweenaw. Participants will also learn about gardening resources, programs, and events that are sponsored by the MSU Extension Office.

The Keweenaw Garden Club was established by and for gardening enthusiasts. They have meetings and presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the first Monday of each month. Those who are interested in learning more about the club are welcome to attend the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. prior to the presentation at 7 p.m. or visit

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl,org.

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