Starting Seeds and Seedlings - DeWitt Library (Shoppingtown) - Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 pm
Starting Seeds and Seedlings - Petit Branch Library (105 Victoria Pl. Syracuse) - Saturday, March 21 at 2:30 pm
Dealing with Garden Pest - Cazenovia Garden Club [Open to the public] (American Legion, 28 Chenango Street, Cazenovia) - Tuesday, April 7 at 12:00 pm noon
Planning Your Garden - DeWitt Library (Shoppingtown) - Tuesday, April 14 at 7:00 pm
Dealing with Garden Pests - Cicero Library (8686 Knowledge Lane, Cicero) - Thursday, April 30 at 6:30 pm
Preservation and Storage - Cicero Library (8686 Knowledge Lane, Cicero) - Saturday, May 9 at 10:30 am
Maintaining Soil Fertility - DeWitt Library (Shoppingtown ) - Tuesday, May 12 at 7 pm
Dealing with Garden Pests - DeWitt Library (Shoppingtown ) - Tuesday, June 9 at 7 pm
Preservation and Storage - DeWitt Library (Shoppingtown ) - Tuesday, July 7 at 7 pm
Preservation and Storage - Petit Branch Library (105 Victoria Pl. Syracuse ) - Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 pm
Descriptions of the programs
Starting Seeds and Seedlings
This session will cover how to start seeds indoors for those who would like to grow their own seedlings. It will also cover starting seeds outdoors in the garden and transplanting seedlings. When to plant, how to plant, and spacing will be included.
Planning Your Vegetable Garden
Reasons to garden. Preparing (or making) your garden beds. Selecting what to grow. Cool weather, warm weather plants. When and where to plant. Tools for gardening.
How to Maintain Fertile Soil
The topics will include types of soil, what is the function of the soil, what makes a fertile soil. Fertilizers. Compost and how to make/obtain compost.
Controlling Garden Pests
Nice vegetables and fruits invite creatures that want to eat them, including some very tiny ones. How to deal with groundhogs, deer and rabbits. How to reduce insect damage, particularly squash vine borers and cucumber beetles.
Storing and Preserving Garden Produce
How to keep some of your garden produce (or what you have bought from farmers) to use during the rest of the year. Freezing, canning, dehydrating, storing.
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