Home Vegetable Gardening
For the Pleasure of Growing Produce
March 31, April 7 and 14th
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Central
Warrick County Extension Office 107 W Locust Street Suite 111 Boonville, IN 47601
Registration Fee: $30/person– for all sessions (Includes all handouts and resource materials)
Register by visiting : puext.in/HomeVegSeries
Who should attend?
This series should be of special interest to current and prospective gardeners and the more advanced home gardeners.
What is the goal of the series?
¨ This series will offer participants a knowledge of tools and techniques that will improve their productivity of quality vegetables.
¨ Participants will increase their knowledge of methods which will improve their ability to control pests and diseases while reducing the impact of their operation on the environment.
What are the expected outcomes?
¨ Participants will produce high quality vegetables while reducing their impact on the environment.
¨ Participants will build a network of vegetable growers, educators, and specialists. This program will provide the resources to facilitate their learning well after the conclusion of the series.
Session 1 — March 31 Getting Started in Vegetable Gardening
¨ Selecting Site and Plants
¨ Soil Preparation Techniques
¨ Plant Spacing and Layout
¨ Types/Seasons of Plants
¨ Crop Rotation
Session 2 — April 7 Pest Management
¨ Integrated Pest Management
¨ Organic Pest Management
¨ Pest Identification & Pesticide Use
Session 3 — April 14 Disease Management
¨ Diagnosing Plant Problems
¨ Disease Management (Identify, Manage & Prevent)