4/1/2017 - How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden

The Basics: How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden

April 1st

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.

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. 7728.

Call, visit the library, or click here to register.