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Byline: The Register-Guard

Learn how to prune

unwanted suckers

A class on summer sucker pruning and thinning will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Grassroots Garden, 1465 Coburg Road.

Horticulture agent Ross Penhallegon of the Oregon State University/Lane County Extension Service will teach participants how to remove unwanted summer water sprouts or suckers, and methods of keeping the suckers from becoming a major problem in the winter. He also will discuss how to thin various tree fruits.

For more information, stop by the OSU/Lane County Extension Service at 950 W. 13th Ave. or call 682-4243 (or 800-872-8980 if outside the Eugene-Springfield calling area).

Speaker to discuss

dahlia disease control

Brian Wood, certified crop adviser for Wilco Co., will be the speaker at the 7:30 p.m. Thursday meeting of the Lane County Dahlia Society at Campbell Senior Center, 155 High St. He will discuss the use of pesticides and disease control when growing dahlias and other ornamental plants.

For information, call 345-1880.

To be listed in Almanac on Wednesday, notices of garden-related events must reach The Register-Guard by Tuesday of the week preceding publication. Mail to Almanac, The Register-Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440; fax 338-2813 or e-mail jboyd@guardnet.com.
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Title Annotation:Agriculture
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jun 4, 2003
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