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 3: Garden Operations
1. Planting and Mulching: Getting plants off to a good start
2. Watering and irrigation
3. Pests and Pathogens: Selecting Safe Solutions
4. Selecting Tools
Free and open to all.
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.