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Another Free Gardening Workshop

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

If you miss the first and still want to go, MU Extension is offering a second workshop.  It should be a great way to get into gardening season!

SMALL FRUIT & VEGETABLE GARDENING WORKSHOP
April 7, 2011
9:30-3:00
Missouri Department of Conservation, Kirksville MO

9:30-9:35-Welcome and Introductions

9:35-10:00-Why Grow, Buy, and Eat Local Food?

10:00-10:45-Growing Vegetables In The Home Garden

10:45-11:00-Break

11:00-11:15-Using Raised Beds

11:15-12:00-Growing Small fruits (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, etc.)

12:00-12:45-$5 Boxed lunch from Hy-Vee or bring your own

12:45-1:30- Panel of gardeners speak about their gardening experience

1:30-1:45-Companion Planting

1:45-2:00-Soil Basics & Making and Using Compost

2:00-2:15-Break

2:15-3:00-Chemical-free Pest Control

3:00-Wrap-up

The workshop is sponsored by University of Missouri Extension. There is a $5 charge if you would like to have a boxed lunch from Hy-Vee, or you may bring your lunch. You must pre-register by April 5 and your lunch must be paid for by then. Please call the Adair County Extension Center at 660-665-9866 or email [email protected] to register.