|General||Lunch Box Lessons
Tuesday, April 23 • noon–1 p.m. Held in the picnic area by the garden entrance, these free and informal programs will be led by MSV Gardens and Grounds staff. Manager Bryan Shepherd will lead the April 23 and May 28 lessons and Assistant Manager Joel Lowery will lead the June 25 lesson. Bring your own bag lunch to enjoy or purchase lunch “to go” from the Museum Café. Free. Rain location: Garden Activity Room. APRIL 23: Bryan will discuss spring lawn care basics, including aeration and techniques for weed control using pre-emergent applications. MAY 28: Bryan Shepherd will present a 20-minute program that will highlight the types of vegetables ideal for Shenandoah Valley gardens and detail planting and harvesting techniques. JUNE 25: Joel Lowery will demonstrate pruning techniques and deadheading methods and discuss pest and disease control for roses.