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The Basics: How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 4/1/2017
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description:
 This presentation will get you started on the right foot (or green thumb) to growing your own fresh, nutritious vegetables. Learn the basic steps involved, including:
soil testing and soil preparation,
tips to select healthy vegetable seedlings and flowers for pollinators,
when to water, weed and fertilize to achieve high yields, and
insect issues and organic pest controls.

Speaker:
Michele MacKinnon is a UCONN Advanced Master Gardener from Sherman, CT who enjoys sharing her gardening knowledge with others. She is writing a landscape design book for D-I-Y homeowners who want simple, affordable advice to enhance their outdoor spaces.

The program is free of charge. For questions contact the community relations department at 203-797-4505, ext. 7730.

Location: Farioly Program Room
Contact: Maryellen DeJong
Contact Number: 203.797.4505, x 7730
Status: Closed
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