Introduction to Vegetable Gardening

October 09, 2016
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Learn all about vegetable gardening in South Florida!

-Planning your garden (picking a location, building raised beds)
-Basic components of soil and how to build/ amend it
-What veggies and fruits to choose for our unique tropical climate, and when to plant them
-How to plant and maintain your home garden properly (planning, spacing, direct seeding versus transplanting seedlings, fertilizing, interplanting)
-Introduction to common South Florida garden pests and how to manage them
-How to tend to your tomatoes (choosing varieties, planting, trellising and pruning, pests)
-Soil building through the season
-Cover cropping and other summer garden preparation (solarization, mulching, tilling)
-Quick guide to home composting for the success of your garden

Date: October 09, 2016 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: Little River Nursery | 115 ne 76th Street , Miami, FL

Admission: $45

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Miami, FL
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