On April 21, 2021

Learn to grow vegetables with UVM Zoom series this spring

The 6-week Saturday series began April 17

Saturday, April 24 at 9 a.m.—University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Community Horticulture Program Master Gardener volunteers are hosting a free vegetable gardening education series on six consecutive Saturdays this spring.

Learn to Grow Vegetables will be offered weekly via Zoom, April 24-May 22, from 9-10 a.m. The series consists of 10 short videos produced by University of Maine Cooperative Extension on different vegetable gardening topics, and includes live, facilitated Q&A sessions with UVM Extension Master Gardeners. The final session will be a live presentation on using high and low tunnels to extend the growing season.

Although geared to novice and first-time gardeners, the series will be of interest to anyone who wants to learn more about growing vegetables in the shorter growing season found in northern climates. To register for one or more of the remaining sessions, visit go.uvm.edu/growveg.

Future dates and topics are as follows:

  • April 24: Preparing your garden soil and planting
  • May 1: Managing weeds and watering your garden
  • May 8: Plant diseases and preserving the harvest
  • May 15: Pain-free gardening and preparing your garden for winter
  • May 22: Extending the season with high and low tunnels

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