Collin County – Vegetable Gardening

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/17/2018
8:00 am-12:00 pm

Location
Myers Park and Event Center

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The focus of this program, “Spring into Vegetable Gardening” will be basic vegetable gardening in Collin County for beginners and backyard gardeners.

Vegetable garden experts will discuss the specifics of planning, designing, and planting a garden, the best plant varieties and the planting calendar for Collin County gardens. Attendees will learn about the importance of soil and soil preparation, how to grow vegetables in raised beds, containers and small spaces, plus learn “Everything You Want to Know About Tomatoes,” how to propagate seeds, and more.

Demonstration tables will feature hands-on displays and will be manned by Master Gardeners and local experts who have expertise in vegetable resources, raised bed construction, vertical gardens, water conservation, drip irrigation, propagation, container gardening, insects/disease, and more.  Representatives from Texas Pure Products will be on hand with examples of various soil amendments and mulches.

Register online at the CCMGA website www.ccmgatx.org.  There is a $10 per person, per session, fee to attend. Seating is limited so registration is required to ensure enough handouts and goodie bags for attendees.  Contact 972-548-4219, or visit www.ccmgatx.org for more information.

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