Coffee and Conversation (Vegetable Gardening)

— Written By Keith Wood and last updated by

Starting in April, we will offer a new online series titled Coffee and Conservation vegetable garden series. These sessions will start at 9 a.m. on April 7 and continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 2020. The Zoom sessions will last from 30 minutes to no more than an hour, except for the one on raised beds. After the meeting bans are lifted, the series will resume at the office starting in June on the first Wednesday of each month.

We will cover various gardening topics from site selection to pest management. The title to each topic is listed below. You will need to sign up for each session on Eventbrite and there is no charge for each session. A more detailed description of each session will be in Eventbrite.

April 7 – Site Selection

April 9 – Soil Sampling

April 14 – Reading the Report

April 16 – Choosing Amendments

April 21 – Raised Beds*

April 23 – Planting Seeds and Transplants

April 28 – Container Gardening

April 30 – Composting

May 5 – Top 10 Garden Diseases

May 7 – Top 10 Garden Insect Pests

May 12 – Trellising

May 14 – Tomato Blight & How to Manage

May 19 – Simple Drip Irrigation and Setup

May 21 – Weed Management

May 26 – Harvesting

May 28 – Review and Putting it all Together

* The Raised Bed class will last 2-2.5 hours.

Written By

Keith Wood, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKeith WoodExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Keith E-mail Keith N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cherokee County Center
Updated on Apr 19, 2020
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