Upcoming Wednesday Horticultural Workshops
Workshops will be taking place from March through December (every other Wednesday at 10:00am)!
The following is a list of workshops through the end of July.
March 22nd (10:00am) - Cool season crops: learn all about vegetables that love the weather from the beginning of April to the end of June.
April 5th (10:00am) - Seed starting: learn how to save a lot of money by starting your favorite vegetables and flowers by seed.
April 19th (10:00am) - Container gardening: learn about the best ideas for growing vegetables and flowers in pots. Also learn how to make your own potting soil.
May 3rd (10:00am) - How to build a 4 by 8 raised bed-wooden box planter: gardening on a vacant lot, cement, or have tough rocky soil? Try a raised bed.
May 17th (10:00am) - Summer crops: learn about the best heat loving vegetables that are grown from May through the fall.
May 31st (10:00am) - Compost! Learn how to turn vegetable scraps and yard “waste” into fertilizer. Composting helps keep organic matter out the landfill.
June 14th (10:00am) - How to avoid using chemicals in your garden: learn about controlling insects organically, and also about row covers.
June 28th (10:00am) - Best cut flowers: learn which are the best cut flowers to grow and how to arrange them easily.
July 12th (10:00am) - Best shade perennial plants to grow: have a lot of shade? Learn which are the best plants to grow that come back each year and do not need a lot of light.
July 26th (10:00am) - Pollinators! How to help bees and butterflies: learn why these insects are so important to growing vegetables. 1 out of every 3 bites of food that is eaten is because of pollinators.