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Georgia Integrated Pest Management

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Friday, April 16, 2010 - Grow Your Own Vegetables
This program will teach you how to get started growing your own vegetables. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, you will learn tips and techniques to grow the best vegetables around. Topics will include: Working the soil and amendments, starting seed and transplants, proper timing of planting and harvest, proper fertilization and irrigation. We will also cover basic trouble shooting of disease, weeds and insects. Organic alternatives will also be discussed. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration required. Bob Westerfield, UGA Horticulturist, and vegetable specialist, will be the program speaker.

Location: UGA Research Demonstration Garden – Griffin, GA
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00
Contact: Val Schott – (770) 233-5598

Friday, April 23, 2010 - Grow Your Own Fruit
This program will explain the A-Z of how to establish and maintain your own home orchard. Topics will include variety selection, planting, as well as other maintenance issues. Both large and small fruit will be covered. Bob Westerfield and Marco Fonseca, UGA Horticulturists will be the program speakers. Refreshments and lunch are included in the program fee as well as all materials. Pre-registration required.

Location: UGA Research Demonstration Garden – Griffin, GA
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $25.00
Contact: Val Schott – (770) 233-5598

Friday, May 7, 2010 - Growing Fabulous Herbs in Raised Beds & Containers
This program will cover the basics of growing both common and some unusual herbs in raised beds and containers. Participation will be hands-on as well as lecture, and participants will get to take home what they plant. By attending this program you will learn to grow and maintain fresh, fabulous herbs for all your culinary needs. Bob Westerfield and Bodie Pennisi, UGA Horticulturists, will be your program speakers. All refreshments and materials are included in the cost of the program. Pre-registration required.

Location: UGA Research Demonstration Garden – Griffin, GA
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $45.00
Contact: Val Schott – (770) 233-5598

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