May 10, 2021, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Zoom Meeting

Grounds & Gardens Online Course

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute Spring 2021 Courses & Activities
This class series will present easy-to-understand knowledge on home gardening and yard maintenance.
Tune in every two weeks on Mondays
When: Monday afternoons March 15 & 29, April 12 & 26, and May 10 & 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. CT

Where: Zoom
Zoom Registration
Registration is required to attend this webinar series. The Zoom meeting number and link will be provided upon completion of the online registration. Visit to register.
Schedule & Topics
March 15 - Pruning 101. This webinar will focus on tree and shrub pruning tips for the landscape, including knowing why you are pruning, how to prune, and how to help the tree heal properly. Also, we will answer some common questions at the end of the webinar.
March 29 - Container Gardening. Take up a new hobby by container gardening. This webinar will focus on growing fruit in containers right on your porch or deck. This webinar will provide essential tips on growing plants in containers. Different containers for different situations.
April 12: Wildlife In Your Back Yard. If you like watching nature at its best, this webinar will provide tips on attracting wildlife to your yard like butterflies, Hummingbirds, deer, and birds. Also, this virtual webinar will provide advice on preventing wildlife from coming to your yard as well.
April 26: Preventing Weeds In Your Yard. This webinar will focus on weed prevention in your lawn and garden. What are pre-and post-emergence? How do weeds get in my yard? We will answer some common questions at the end of the webinar about maintaining your yard.
May 10: Equipment Maintenance. Your Mower won't start? This webinar will focus on tips to keep your mower running in tip-top shape. Do you have equipment that is sitting and not running? When to sharpen your mower blades? When to change the oil?
May 24: What Is Mulch? What's the best mulch to use in your landscape beds or gardens? How will mulch protect your plants and provide curb appeal to your home? This webinar will provide different types of mulch and stone to use around your home.
Presenter: Marcus Garner, Urban Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
More Information
Contact Danielle Rudolph,, for more information about this workshop or to learn about Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute programs.
The mission of the Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute (VCLLI) is to create and sustain a stimulating, state-of-the-art educational, social, and life-enhancing environment for senior adults. This mission is fulfilled through innovative curricula, experiential learning, and intergenerational activities. Further, the Institute engages in research and advocacy that advance its defining theme of “successful aging.”
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs. 



Contact Information

Danielle Rudolph
Phone: 334.201.2847

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