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Lecture: Vegetable Gardening
May 26, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm$5
Martha SwissGarden Writer & Designer
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying forms of gardening. Vegetable gardening provides the opportunity to select varieties you like, plus it provides your family with fresh produce that is free from harmful pesticides. This class will cover the basics of planning your vegetable garden, preparing the soil, selecting plant and seed varieties (including hybrids and heirlooms), starting plants from seed, planting, tending your plants, troubleshooting problems, extending the season, and getting the most out of small plots.
About the Presenter: Martha Swiss is a garden writer, designer, and speaker. She is a regular contributor to Pennsylvania Gardener magazine and the publications editor for the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. Her articles have also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Fine Gardening. She is a graduate of Chatham University’s landscape design program and a Penn State master gardener.
This workshop is free to PHLF Members. Click here for more information about PHLF membership and please join!
RSVPs are appreciated. Contact Mary Lu Denny at 412-471-5808 ext. 527