The Art of Vegetable Gardening in Containers NEW
Is gardening space around your home scarce? Does your busy schedule only allow time for a tiny garden? Have the woodchucks or deer ravaged your vegetable crops? More and more 21st century gardeners are resorting to container, raised bed and small urban gardens. These specialized garden environments require different care and discipline. The D. Landreth Seed Company has been funding a research program on container gardening for vegetables for eight years and has completed more than 1800 container plantings! Come and spend time with one of their researchers who will teach you the art and science of gardening in confined environments – an ancient practice that just might define the future of the 21st century garden.
Instructor: Barbara Melera Fee: $ 50.00
Date: April 6, 2013 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Holly House MG-CEU: 2.0
Extending Your Vegetable Harvest with High Tunnels
Have you ever wished that you could grow and harvest cool season crops in early April or extend the fall harvesting season well into winter? Welcome to the world of High Tunnels, which require no supplemental heat and are ideal for the home gardener or professional who is looking to extend the season! Dr. Applegate has successfully used this technology for seven years in his own backyard. Come learn from a person who has successful made it happen!
Instructor: Dr. Jim Applegate Fee: $50.00
Date: April 20, 2013 Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Location: Cranberry NJ, Directions sent with MG-CEU: 2.0 CEU
Foraging in Your Garden NEW
Foraging for food outside of your vegetable garden has truly grown in popularity as more and more homeowners realize how many plants are not only edible, but very tasty, too! This class will explore not only the broad variety of weeds that are edible, but a diversity of plants you cultivate for ornamental looks that are unexpectedly edible - daylily shoots and flowers for example. This is a great class for gardeners, cooks and locavores alike.
Instructor: Judy Glattstein Fee: $ 50.00
Date: June 1, 2013 Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: Holly House