It still is winter, but, local lawn experts and gardeners say you can get your landscaping and lawn ready now and in the next few weeks.

Here are some upcoming classes you can take to start getting your lawn ready for the plushness of spring.

GREAT LANDSCAPING IDEAS, 2 p.m. Feb. 22, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Free. Learn how to develop a home landscape plan and get ideas for improving the area around your home. Gardening expert Coletta Kosiba will offer advice for both new and experienced home gardeners. Sponsored by Trafalgar Country Gardeners and the Johnson County Public Library. No registration needed. Just show up. Information: 317-736-9167.

JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. March 12, Purdue Extension office,484 N. Morton St. Free. Rick and Ellen Paris will present “Lifelong Skills in Growing Gardens – A Garden Adventure.”

SPRING LAWN CARE CLASS, 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 15, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood Register online at or call 317-885-5036. No registration fee, registration is encouraged, handouts available. Topics to be covered are best mowing techniques, proper timing for pre-emergent crabgrass herbicide, broadleaf weed control, aeration and establishing a fertilizing schedule.