Spring Gardening Mini-Series

2013-02-21T00:00:00Z 2013-02-21T15:53:06Z Spring Gardening Mini-Series nwitimes.com
February 21, 2013 12:00 am

Spring Gardening Mini-Series

These one-hour sessions are taught by local experts and packed with ideas to help you achieve a more beautiful garden. Attend one or more classes each night and take advantage of the affordable price and new times. On Tuesdays, enjoy dinner in the café prior to the last session. The Spring Gardening Mini-Series is made possible by the Association of Grand Rapids Landscape Professionals.

Fee per class: $10 members, $15 non-members. Register at MeijerGardens.org/Education.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

Growing Vegetables from Seed

1-2:15 p.m. (NEW TIME)

Instructor: Karen Lubbers

Discover how starting your own vegetables from seed can save money as well as be fun and rewarding. Learn about the different type of seeds to select (ark, heirloom or hybrid) and the best way to start them. Receive tips that will ensure success.

Patio Vegetables: Thinking Outside the Plot

2:30-3:45 p.m. (NEW TIME)

Instructor: Stacey Hirvela

Imagine the satisfaction and convenience of growing vegetables and herbs on your patio or deck. Learn which varieties are best for containers and receive advice on how to achieve a bountiful harvest.

Underground Vegetables

4-5:15 p.m.

Instructor: Ana Bosma

Imagine growing your own purple potatoes, golden beets, tasty carrots and even “sunchokes”. Receive tips for success, discover unique varieties, learn when to harvest and how to best store vegetables.

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