NHS of New Haven, in partnership with Common Ground, is now taking registrations for their Winter Garden series. A perfect gift for anyone in your life who loves to garden, or is thinking about starting a garden in the spring.
Individual classes are just $20 or $100 for the entire 6-session series.
Don't hesitate! Space is limited! Visit: NHSWinterGarden.EventBrite.com
Soil & Garden Planning -- Saturday, January 23, 2016
The most important component for a successful garden is soil health. Learn how to make and keep your soil healthy, as well as how to plan your garden for the most productive season.
Cool Weather Crops -- Saturday, January 30, 2016
Learn about starting your garden as soon as the snow is gone! Cool weather crops don't mind the cold and give you a head start on the season. Most can be planted directly in the ground saving any space you use for seedlings for other crops.
Warm Weather Crops -- Saturday, February 13, 2016
Everything you'll need to know about warm weather crops; which ones are best started indoors, or direct seeded into the ground. What fertilizers to use, what conditions each crop prefers, all the information for a productive growing season.
Container Gardening and Seed -- Saturday, February 27, 2016
Some people have no access to garden space; that doesn't mean you can't grow your own vegetables. Container gardening can be rewarding and supply you with more food than you thought! Learn the in's and out's of using containers for your growing needs. The class will also go through everything you need to know to start your own seedlings. Everyone attending will get to plant a six pack of seedlings to take home with them.
Edible Landscaping & Edible/Invasive Weeds -- Saturday, March 12, 2016
Attractive plants or food? Why not have both! Lots of edible plants are beautiful additions to even an ornamental garden. Learn which plants will perform well in either a vegetable or ornamental garden, which ones not only produce food but create attractive areas in your garden. Also learn about weeds that are edible and nutritious, and invasive plants and how to get rid of them.
Pests, Disease & Organic Controls -- Saturday, March 26, 2016
There are lots of pests and diseases that can affect your garden. Learn about the prevalent ones and what organic controls you can use to combat them for a healthy, productive garden.