Successful Vegetable Gardening Class


Successful Vegetable Gardening Class

Saturday, January 21, 2017

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The first gardening class of 2017 is already full and a 2nd class on Saturday, January 21 has been scheduled. Kim Martin, certified Master Gardener, and co-owner of Barking Cat Farms, will also be the instructor for this informative class. Class participants will learn very important basic information that will help any home vegetable gardener. Topics will include the importance of site selection, as well as common problems we all share with drought and cold weather challenges. An emphasis in the class will be soil science as Kim shares what she has learned from her own research into this dynamic, living system.
Participants in the class will learn what to grow and how to grow vegetables successfully based on variety selection and timing. Helpful details on irrigation, feeding, pests and diseases will also be presented during this 2-hour class session.
The 2nd Successful Vegetable Gardening Class will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Rockwall County Extension Office located at 915 E. Whitmore Street, Suite B. The class will be held from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. and the registration fee is $15.00. Pre-registration is required and is limited to 20 participants. A minimum number of participants must be paid and pre-registered by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18. The class will be cancelled and money refunded if not enough participants have paid and pre-registered.

The $15.00 registration fee will cover speakers’ expenses, class materials and handouts. You can pay and preregister by mail or by delivering your completed registration form and class fee to the Rockwall County Extension Office, 915 Whitmore, Suite B, Rockwall, Texas 75087. For more information call the Extension Office at 972-204-7660.   2nd Class Registration Form