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Program Series: From Seed to the Table - Beginning URI Master Gardening On Ramp

Saturday, March 18, 2017

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Community Garden at Roger William Park

Meeting Room (3rd Floor)

Sat, 2017-03-18 10:00 - 11:30

From Seed To Table:  a URI Master Gardener On- Ramp

This class is full.  Registration has closed.

If you would like to be added to a Wait List, please email LMoulton@provlib.org

March 18, 2017 Garden Design and Soil URI Master Gardener, John Gaynor

10 – 11:30 am

Providence Public Library, Meeting Room – Level 3

With URI Master Gardener John Gaynor from Daggatt Farm in Pawtucket, we’ll be talking about the size and placement of the garden, as well as soil composition. Bring a sample of your soil to this first gathering!

April 15, 2017 Early Planting, including Square Foot Gardening URI Master Gardener, Sandra Cook

10 – 11:30 am

Providence Public Library, Meeting Room - Level 3

Which plants?and how many? What to plant early; what to plant on May 20th. URI Master Gardener Sandra Cook will share her expertise and years of experience!

April 22, 2017 In the Garden: Healthy Soil & Early Planting - Field Session

10 am – 12 pm

Community Garden in Roger Williams Park

Join in the group effort to prepare our PPL plot for early planting– learn about composting and soil preparation in this session.

May 20, 2017 Planting - Field Session

10 am – 12 pm

Community Garden in Roger Williams Park

The crops go in!

June 17, 2017 Caring for the Garden URI Master Gardener, Angela Deller

10 – 11:30 am

Providence Public Library, Meeting Room - Level 3

Weeding, watering and waiting…

July 22, 2017 Caring for the Garden – Field Session

10 am – 12 pm

Community Garden in Roger Williams Park

Weeding, watering and waiting…

August 19, 2017 Harvesting and Pest Control- Field Session

10 am – 12 pm

Community Garden in Roger Williams Park

First fruits of the hard work and identification of garden pests; what goes into putting the garden to bed for the year (we’ll be looking for volunteers to help with this activity in October.)

October 14, 2017 Completing the Gardening Season – Field Session

10 am – 12 pm

Community Garden in Roger Williams Park

Putting the garden to bed and reviewing the course.