Grow a Better Food Garden
April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Thoughtful planning and smart plant choices can help ensure a successful season of growing vegetables and herbs, but you will need to know how to handle hostile weather and oddball insects, too. In this lively seminar, award-winning book author and Mother Earth News contributing editor, Barbara Pleasant, will discuss the most productive and reliable edibles to grow in the Mid-Atlantic region, cultural factors that contribute to better nutrition and flavor in homegrown vegetables, and how to prevent many common problems before they start. Barbara’s newest book, Homegrown Pantry: A Gardener’s Guide to Selecting the Best Varieties & Planting the Perfect Amounts for What You Want to Eat Year Round, will be available for sale and signing.
Award-winning garden writer Barbara Pleasant has been covering organic horticulture for more than 30 years. A contributing editor to Mother Earth News and author of numerous books,
Barbara believes that many people need to garden to have a happy life. She lives in Floyd, VA, where she grows a big food garden, an assortment of fruits, and keeps a small flock of chickens, who all have names.
This event is FREE, but let us know you’re coming! Pre-register below or register in store.
Online registration is open until 5pm the Friday prior to the event. After that, please call 410-798-5000 to ask about space availability and to register over the phone. Thank you!