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Spring into Vegetable Gardening Series for Beginners!

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Summer Squash. Photo by Mary Derrick, UF IFAS.

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a three-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. March 24 until April 7.  The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple and includes handouts and seed samples. Registration is online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-into-vegetable-gardening-tickets-10820332907


Classes will be held at UF/IFAS Extension Santa Rosa County located at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton.


Your registration includes all three events in the series:

  • March 24 – Getting started with a vegetable garden; site selection; soil preparation; square foot gardening method
  • March 31- Seeding and transplanting basics; specifics on tomato, pepper, squash and cucumber
  • April 7- General garden maintenance: watering, fertilizing, integrated pest management


For more information please contact Mary Derrick at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at maryd@santarosa.fl.gov.

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