University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists are offering a Lunch and Learn series to help gardeners prepare for spring lawns, gardens and flower beds.


Classes start Aug. 27 and will continue every other Thursday through Nov. 5 via Zoom. Classes take place from noon to 12:45 p.m.


Classes include fall lawn care, cover crops for vegetable gardens, native trees for the landscape, planting spring flowering bulbs and winterizing the garden, along with tips, tricks and garden myths roundtable.


Those interested can register online through the MU Extension website. More infomation is available by contacting MU Extension horticulture field specialist Kathi Mecham by calling 660-542-1792 or emailing mechamk@missouri.edu, or calling Donna Aufdenberg at 573-243-3581 or emailing aufdenbergd@missouri.edu.