Empire Market to Host Informational Session for Gardeners

(Joplin, MO)The Joplin Empire Market will be hosting Eric Osen, Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners, as he welcomes the winter season by holding an informational event on November 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. in the Empire Gardens.

The event, Putting Your Garden to Bed, is open to the public and will be come and go during regular Market hours. Osen will have handouts available to take home touching on topics such as cleaning up garden beds, preparing soil for the next growing season, composting ideas, and planning for the next year. He will be available to visit about removing dead plants and invasive weeds, soil testing, planting cover crops, and more.

Market Coordinator, Ivy Hagedorn, states, “we are thrilled to have Eric Osen lending his expertise to our Empire Gardens program. We have big plans for the gardens this winter and spring, including the launch of our Empire Sprouts kids program. Stay tuned for more.”

The Joplin Empire Market is a four-season city market located at 931 E. 4th Street in Joplin, MO. The Market is open Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm; customers can also shop via the online store at localline.ca/joplin-empire-market for convenient pickup on Saturday mornings. For more information, email info@joplinempiremarket.com. Learn more about the Empire Market at joplinempiremarket.com.

Ivy Hagedorn, Market Coordinator
Joplin Empire Market
(928) 514-7713

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