Vegetable Gardening Class

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Community Garden3 2010Want to grow fresh vegetables but do not know where or how to start? With rising food prices and more vegetables being shipped in from other countries, home vegetable gardening is regaining popularity. The Cherokee County Cooperative Extension is offering a vegetable gardening class for those wanting to learn how to grow veggies or just improve your gardening skills. The class will be held on March10th starting 1:00 p.m. at Lowes in Murphy. Topics to be covered include: Soil sampling and amendments, site selection, planting techniques, plant and variety selection, integrated pest management, weed control, when to harvest and much more. Please call Dennis at Lowes to register for the class (835-4660), or Keith Wood (837-2210) for more information. The class is free and there will be door prizes. Come learn how to grow your own fresh vegetables and get your hands dirty. This class is just one of many included in the Homestead Series.