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Vegetable Gardening (Five-Week Series)

This five-part Vegetable Gardening series is led by Conservatory educators and horticulturalists on Wednesdays from 6–7:30pm between March 6–April 3. Register for the series or for a class (below).

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Class Schedule

Starting Vegetables from Seed
Wednesday, March 6, 6–7:30pm
Expand your horticultural knowledge and prepare for the garden season. Learn the basics of seed starting, garden design and plant timing. Take home some seeds.  Led by Conservatory Educator Christie Nohle.
Class location: The Wells Barn

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Plan a Year of Edible
Wednesday, March 13, 6–7:30pm
Learn how to plan a garden for fresh, homegrown produce all year. Take home guidance for preparing month-by-month planning for your garden. Led by Conservatory Educator Christie Nohle.
Class location: The Wells Barn

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Pest Control for the Home Gardener
Wednesday, March 20, 6–7:30pm
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. Led by Conservatory Horticulturist Pat Hoehn.
Class location: The Wells Barn

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Crop Rotation & Companion Planting
Wednesday, March 27, 6–7:30pm
Learn the knack of crop rotation and companion planting to help manage soil health and fertility. This will help to reduce the problems of soil borne diseases and cut down on pests. Led by Conservatory Educator Christie Nohle.
Class location: The Wells Barn

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Building Healthy Soil
Wednesday, April 3, 6–7:30pm
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 Scotts Miracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. Led by Conservatory Educator Christie Nohle.
Class location: The Wells Barn

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