Vegetable Patch through the Seasons
When: Wed., Mar. 20, 27; Apr. 3, and 10, 2019(6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Where: Agricultural and Natural Resource Center
670 Old Harrisburg Rd., Suite 204
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
registration deadline: March 12, 2019
Master Gardener Vegetable Patch through the Seasons is a four-session workshop that will enable participants to have a successful vegetable garden. Each session will focus on specific gardening practices and after attending, participants will be prepared to garden for a great harvest. There will be special giveaways at each class to help you be successful!
To Be Covered
- Starting a Vegetable Garden
- Nutritional Needs of Vegetable Plants / Natural Fertilization and Insect Management
- Spring Crops: Leafy Greens, Peas, Potatoes, and Brassicas / Managing Spring Crops in Autumn
- Warm Season Vegetables: Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers and Melons
06:30 pm Starting a Vegetable Garden Session one focuses on how to start a new vegetable garden, from soil to planting. Participants will walk away with an understanding of what it takes to grow a vegetable garden.
06:30 pm Nutritional Needs of Vegetable Plants / Natural Fertilization and Insect Management Session two focuses on nutritional needs of vegetable plants and natural ways to manage fertilization and insect management.
06:30 pm Spring Crops: Leafy Greens, Peas, Potatoes, and Brassicas / Managing Spring Crops in Autumn The third session will cover the spring crops: leafy greens, peas, potatoes, and brassicas. We will also talk about how to manage these same crops in the fall.
06:30 pm Warm Season Vegetables: Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers and Melons Warm season vegetables bring a different set of issues than any other season of veggies. Tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and melons can be the most difficult plants to grow. The temperatures and moisture play a huge role in these crops and what diseases and insects attack them. This session will cover how to manage your warm season crops.
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