Weekend Gardening Workshops


Vegetable Gardening 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 more...
234GAR201A 04/15 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Gershberg

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. Receive a packet more...
234GAR201B 04/15 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Gershberg

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 usingthese time-tested techniques. The two-hour session covers site selection, bed and soil preparation, optimal planting times, and more...
234GAR201C 04/15 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Satch

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 more...
234GAR201D 04/15 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Storrs


No land? No problem! Containers can bring added color, form, and texture to any space-deck, rooftop, terrace, front porch, or window sill. With the right combination of plants, containers provide visual impact, create a small garden, and add pleasure to more...
234GAR200A 05/20 Sa 10:00am-5:00pm Brown
Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Learn the basics for planting and maintaining a healthy outdoor container garden: materials and container styles, potting mixes, fertilization, and watering.
234GAR200B 05/20 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Brown

Learn which native plants are the best choices to use successfully in containers. Even if you don't have room for a perennial garden, you can still invite nature into your yard, patio, or balcony with some great native plants in more...
234GAR200C 05/20 Sa 12:45pm-2:45pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Learn a comprehensive approach to designing with containers, including how, when, where and why you should use a particular pot in one spot over another. Gain tips and tricks for great plant combinations in containers of all kinds and walk more...
234GAR200D 05/20 Sa 3:00pm-5:00pm Rosiello