Dwelling Vegetable Gardening Webinar Collection Returns – Memphis Democrat

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Published: Wednesday March 3, 2021

COLUMBIA, MO. – The University of Missouri Extension is offering a series of webinars to help beginners grow a vegetable garden. The Zoom course covers the basics from planning to seed beginning to diseases and insects.

The meetings take place on Thursdays from March 25th to May 27th from 6.30pm to 8pm. The live sessions include lectures followed by question-and-answer periods with MU Extension horticultural specialists.

“For those interested in growing their own food, this is a good course to start with, focusing on the basics of gardens,” said Debi Kelly, gardener at MU Extension.

Schedule of topics

March 25th: planning of the garden.

April 1st: Start and procurement of plant material.

April 8th: Harvest in the cool season.

April 15: Alternative gardening methods (including containers, raised bed, square feet).

April 22nd: Plant fertility (including composting).

April 29th: Harvest in the warm season.

May 6th: Diseases in your garden.

May 13th: Insects in your garden.

May 20th: herbs.

May 27th: Perennial vegetables and specialties.

Register at extension.missouri.edu/events/2021-home-gardening-webinar-series.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly at [email protected](opens in new window) or 636-797-5391.

Author: Linda Geist