The Basics: How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden
10:30 - 11:30am
Farioly Program Room
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
• 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. 7728.
Call, visit the library, or click here to register.