Registration for 2020 Veggie Basics Class Now Open

Updated: Jan 16, 2020

​Once again, Transition Longfellow is sponsoring a class on vegetable gardening taught by Hennepin County Master Gardeners. The class runs for 4 Saturdays in April: April 4, April 11, April 18 and April 25 from 10am to 11:30am, in the community room at Gandhi Mahal (3009 27th Ave So, Minneapolis).

Cost for all 4 sessions is $10. Beverages will be served. Payment options are explained on the registration form. Please note that both registration and payment must be completed prior to the first class. REGISTER HERE

April 4: Starting Your Garden: Considerations for where to put a new garden and plant needs for sun and water. Learning about soil and soil health. A look at the tools you will find useful.

April 11: Planting Your Garden: How and when to plant seeds and seedlings and how to prepare your garden for planting. How to read a seed packet. A closer look at many of the most popular vegetables, when to plant, how to space, growing and harvesting tips.

April 18: Designing Your Garden: After the instructor explains some of the principles of design, students will work one-on-one with a Master Gardener to plan their own plot based on their needs and food goals.

April 25: Maintaining Your Garden: Learn about watering, feeding, weeding, thinning, harvesting, and how to deal with disease and pests. Learn how to put your garden to bed in the fall.

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