|The Basics: How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden|
Event Type: Adults|
Age Group(s): Adult
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
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.
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