When:
October 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2015-10-27T18:00:00-04:00
2015-10-27T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Cost:
$175.00 - To register, call Berkshire Community College: 413-236-2127 or Berkshire Botanical Garden: 413-298-3926
Contact:
Elisabeth Cary
413-298-3926

Rhus aromatica Grow LoClasses meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: October 27 – November 17, 2015.

This course will explain how plant growth is affected by soils, from drainage to pH and nutrients. Learn how to evaluate soils, improve those that are less than ideal, and how to amend soils for specific garden uses. Fertilizers, soil amendments, making and using compost, moisture management and the pros and cons of mulching will be covered.  Students should bring a soil sample. 

Instructor – John Howell, M.S. is the former Extension Vegetable Specialist, for the University of Massachusetts and currently lectures on vegetables, fruits and soil management   Author of numerous newsletters for growers and is currently the editor for New England Vegetable Management Guide, published biennially by the University of Massachusetts.

Discounted price for 4 Fall Level I courses: $650

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