Vegetable Gardener's Saturday: All Three Sections - ONLINE
This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Vegetable Gardener's Saturday
Fresh, homegrown vegetables are healthy and flavorful, and don't have to be difficult to grow. Learn how to properly prepare beds and soils; gain key tips on planting and sowing seeds; discover ecologically friendly ways to keep pests at bay so you can have the vegetable garden you've always wanted!
12 pm–1 pm
Vegetable Gardening Basics
Vegetables have their own special requirements, and whether you're a novice or an experienced grower, you'll get more from your garden this season using these time- tested techniques. This session covers site selection, bed and soil preparation, optimal planting times, and harvesting strategies.
Instructor: Daryl Beyers | 204GAR201B
1:30–2:30 pm Protect Your Plants From Pests
All of your hard work in the garden should produce healthful, nutritious food; so don't let a host of pest problems ruin this for you. Learn a variety of environmentally friendly and sustainable ways to minimize or eliminate pests in your veggie garden, including promoting beneficial insects that attack bad bugs.
Instructor: Renee Marsh | 204GAR201D
Seed Starting Primer
Seed starting is a fun way to expand your garden's potential. This class covers the basics, including choosing what seeds to start and the proper location, lighting, containers, watering techniques, and soil mixes to ensure your success.
Instructor: Nick Storrs | 204GAR201C
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