Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens
When: Sat., Mar. 9, 2019 (8:45 AM - 12:00 PM)
Where: Penn State Extension Monroe County
724 Phillips St., Suite 201
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360
registration deadline: March 6, 2019
Join us for Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens and learn how to grow peas and use cold frames in your home garden and tips on growing greens for smoothies.
To Be Covered
- How to Grow Peas with Success
- Introduction to Cold Frames and Hoop Houses
- DIY Smoothie Greens
09:00 am Registration
09:15 am How to Grow Peas with Success Learn how, when, and where to plant peas. Our presenter will discuss the benefits of different pea varieties, when to use a trellis, and problems to avoid. Pea recipes and storage ideas will complete this presentation.
10:10 am Introduction to Cold Frames and Hoop Houses Explore the benefits of using cold frames and hoop houses to protect tender spring seedlings and extend the fall growing season. Simple plans for their construction and instruction on how/when to use them will be included in this presentation for beginners.
10:30 am DIY Smoothie Greens Get healthy this spring and learn how to grow your own kale, spinach, and more greens smoothies. Growing tips on seed starting, plus recipes ideas and a smoothie tasting will be included.
11:45 am Wrap-up / Adjourn
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