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 1: Getting Started
1. A Gardener’s Vocabulary
2. Site and Plant Selection
3. Seeds and Transplants
4. Raised Beds and Containers
Free and open to all.
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.