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
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
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
1:45-2:00-Soil Basics & Making and Using Compost
2:15-3:00-Chemical-free Pest Control
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.