Add this Event to Calendar 03/23/2023 05:30 PM 03/23/2023 07:30 PM Intro to Vegetable Gardening pt. 2


This course offers an introduction to vegetable gardening – the art and the science. It addresses what is needed to grow a bountiful vegetable garden. It explores the key factors to achieving and sustaining gardening success. The course includes three spring classroom meetings and a visit to Common Good Gardens, a ½ acre working vegetable garden in Old Saybrook, CT.

Suggested reading:  The New Gardener's Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful & Bountiful Garden by Daryl Beyers. 

Part 2: How Plants Work

                         1. Roots and Shoots; Flowers and Fruits

2. Soil Texture, Structure and Fertility

3. Soil Tests and Recommendations

4. Compost: What is it? Why compost?

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

Contact: Cindy Baklik 860-395-3184 cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
Grady Thomas Room