Intro to Vegetable Gardening pt. 2Thursday March 23, 2023
5:30 PM until 7:30 PM
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.
Location: Grady Thomas Room
to go to the Acton Public Library