Grow it! Gardening Series: Warm Weather Crops, Pests, and Diseases
February 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm| $20
Join us at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven for the Fourth Annual Grow it! Gardening Series.
Instructor and Master Gardener Rachel Ziesk will teach you what you need to know to prepare your garden for the upcoming season.
See below for class dates and topics.
For tickets please visit the Eventbrite Page
Call 203-562-0598 x 231 with questions or for scholarship information.
February 10 – Warm Weather Crops, Pests, and Diseases
Learn about how to make the most out of your growing season including which crops are best started indoors, what can be directly seeded into the ground, and the conditions and fertilizers each crop
prefers. Also covered are how to fight pests and diseases organically.
February 24 – Seed Starting & Composting
This class teaches you when and how to start growing indoors using lights and water. Identify common problems with seed starting and learn how to keep a compost pile that will keep your garden soil healthy and give vital nutrients to your plants. Participants will plant a six pack of seedlings to bring home.
March 10 – Perennial Vegetables and Fruits
This class features vegetables, fruits, and herbs that are planted once and return year-after-year, including asparagus, blueberries, thyme, and many more. Learn how to grow and fight pests and diseases of these long lived, under utilized garden plants.
March 24 – Native and Invasive Plants
Learn to identify native and invasive wildflowers and weeds including which are edible or useful for your garden and which need to be dealt with so they don’t spread and destroy your crops.