Calendar of Events: Organic Vegetable Gardening

Event Date: Jan 10, 2019 5:30 PM - Feb 7, 2019 8:30 PM

This course meets for 5 weeks on Thursdays, January 10 - February 7, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Designed for those starting or caring for a vegetable garden, this course will include discussion of soil and nutrient management, seed selection, crop rotation schemes, bed preparation, seeding and planting, pest management, and specific plant cultivation, all in the context of the different vegetable groups. Each week, students will investigate a different vegetable family to insure all questions are answered about cultivation of these important food groups, including: Fabaceae (peas/beans/other legumes), greens (lettuce/mustards/arugula/mache and more), herbs (perennial and annual), perennial vegetables (asparagus/rhubarb/horseradish), Chenopodiaceae (beet/chard family), Brassicaceae (cabbage/cauliflower/kale/brussels sprout family), Cucurbitaceae (squash/pumpkin/cucumber/melon family), Poeaceae (corn family), Allioideae (onion/garlic/leek/shallot family), Solanaceae (tomato/eggplant/pepper/potato/sweet potato family) and Apiaceae (carrots/parsnips).

Location:
Berkshire Botanical Garden
5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA

Phone: 413.298.3926

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