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Getting Started With Urban Vegetable Gardening

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Want to grow fresh, organic veggies in an urban environment? As a city-dweller, do you have access to a city garden plot or just a balcony for containers? Learn how to get started with this class.

Dates and Time: Thursday evenings, April 4 – 25, 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: Adriance Library, 93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie NY, 12601

Cost: None

Registration is required. Contact Krista Miller, (845)485-3445 x3366,

For questions call Nancy at CCEDC, 845-677-8223 ext 115

In four sessions taught by Dutchess County's Master Gardener volunteers, you will learn how to:

  • Choose your location and prepare your site
  • Selecting & growing seeds and plants in small spaces or containers
  • Weed, mulch, thin and trellis
  • Protect your site from critters
  • Grow microgreens all year long
  • Harvest!

You will walk through step-by-step instructions for growing peas, radishes, cucumbers, beans, chives, carrots, onions, herbs, tomatoes, squash, peppers, beets, all kinds of greens and more. We even provide some seed or plants so you can plant immediately. Each class provides plenty of time to answer your questions.

  • Class 1: Getting Started
  • Class 2: First Planting, Cool Weather Veggies
  • Class 3: Vegetables that Need the Heat
  • Class4: Microgreens and 12 Easy Herbs 



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Last updated March 1, 2019