Intro-to-Vegetable-Gardening

September 07, 2017
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Introduction ​to ​Vegetable ​Gardening ​is ​for ​people ​who ​are ​new ​and ​novice ​vegetable ​gardens ​and ​for ​those ​who ​have ​gardened ​in ​other ​parts ​of ​the ​country ​but ​aren’t ​sure ​how ​to ​be ​successful ​in ​Maricopa ​County. ​Master ​Gardener ​Emily ​Heller ​will ​guide ​you ​through ​our ​two ​major ​gardening ​seasons ​and ​our ​shoulder ​seasons, ​what ​grows ​in ​each, ​location, ​soil ​preparation ​and ​water ​needs. ​You ​will ​walk ​away ​with ​confidence ​that ​you ​can ​be ​a ​successful ​vegetable ​gardener ​in ​the ​desert ​environment.

Learning ​Objectives ​include:
1. Understanding ​Our ​seasons: ​warm, ​cool ​and ​shoulders
2. Selecting ​a ​good ​location
3. Choosing ​the ​tight ​plants ​by ​season/variety/preference
4. Preparing ​the ​soil
5. Watering, ​mulching ​and ​controlling ​weeds ​and ​insects

Date: September 07, 2017 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Location: Maricopa County Master Gardeners | 4341 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85040

Admission: $20

Event website: facebook.com

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4341 E. Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040

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