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.
Event Type(s): Adults
Age Group(s): Adult
203.797.4505, x 7730
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