Garden program set for May in Brookfield

Woman watering a garden

The University of Missouri Extension will host a garden program in Brookfield on the tenth of May.

The program will be held at the Brookfield Public Library, at 102 Easy Boston Street. The focus will be on ornamental plants. The Library opens at 10 and the program begins at 10:15.

Topics include All-America selections, ornamental plant diseases, and insect pests, soil health, critters you may encounter in the garden or yard, and butterflies. An optional tour of the Senate Bill 40 Greenhouse in Brookfield will take place after the program.

Lunch will be available for $6 or persons may take their own lunch.

Pre-register for the May 10th garden program in Brookfield by calling the Adair County Extension Center at Kirksville at 660-665-9866.