The Basics: How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Danbury Library
Farioly Program Room

Event Details

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

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