Grow Your Own Vegetables
You'll learn how easy it is to grow your own vegetables including tips on site selection, soil preparation, garden design and layout as well as why when you plant your vegetables makes a difference. We’ll discuss the essentials of weed, disease and pest control techniques, composting, how to extend your growing season and the best time to harvest. Helpful handouts and website information will be included. This class is taught by a Master Gardener using University research-based information.
Paul has a passion for gardening, has been growing fruits and vegetables since his youth and has been teaching Community Ed classes since 2004. He is a certified University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, specializing in growing fruits, vegetables, trees & shrubs. Mr. Richtman is also a mechanical engineer and an accomplished woodworker.