March 7: Start Vegetables from Seed
Expand your horticultural knowledge and prepare for the garden season. Learn the basics of seed starting, garden design and plant timing. Take home seeds for your upcoming garden.
March 14: Crop Rotation & Companion Planting
Learn the knack of crop rotation to help manage soil health and fertility. This will help to reduce the problems of soil borne diseases and cut down on pests.
March 21: Planning A Year Of Edibles
Learn how to plan your garden to have fresh, homegrown produce all year. Take home guidance for preparing month-by-month production.
March 28: Pest Control For The Home Gardener
Learn easy, natural methods to manage garden pests. Examine the basics of integrated pest management (IPM) that will help you have a healthier and safer garden. Join in for a hands-on experience with sample pests found in the Conservatory garden collections.
April 4: Building Healthy Soil: Composting and Soil Tests
Learn the basics of composting, vermiculture, soil testing and the fundamentals of healthy soils to create the perfect environment for plants to thrive. Tour the compost system at the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus.