Seed Saving and Cool Season Gardening
Learn the science, as well as art, of saving seeds from your own plants. Seed saving is easy, but to insure intended results, there are some guidelines to follow. Knowing which plants will or will not cross, how to select plants for seed saving, when seeds are ready, how to process seed and how to store them properly for future are essential, though not always the same for different plants. Upon completion of this class, you will receive a seed savers certificate.
Our second subject will be cool season gardening. Here in our part of the world opportunity exists to eat straight from garden year round. The cool season can actually be the longest season with a few simple adjustments, such as crop selection and the use of row cover. The benefits of cool season gardening are many, cooler weather, fewer weeds and fewer insects to name a few.
We will open the doors at 9:30 to get signed in, beginning class at 10:00 am and go until about 2:00 pm with a short break for lunch and conversation around noon. The cost of this workshop is $10.00 to the general public and is included in tuition paid by those enrolled in the Greenlee County Master Gardener program.